The Most Dangerous Place: Creating a Culture of Life for Our Children

This article originally appeared at gsocarecenter.org. We walked with the crowd of people toward an old, dilapidated building. Angry weeds forced their way through every visible crack and crevice. The building rested at the end of a long driveway, and volunteers in brightly colored vests lined either side. We walked in silence as an overwhelmingContinue reading “The Most Dangerous Place: Creating a Culture of Life for Our Children”

Adoption vs. Abortion: How they’re similar and yet couldn’t be more different

November is National Adoption Awareness month, a that is set aside to draw attention to the countless young boys and girls in foster systems who are in need of forever homes. I had the chance to write a guest blog for Greensboro Pregnancy Care Center on this topic, specifically how adoption and abortion compare withContinue reading “Adoption vs. Abortion: How they’re similar and yet couldn’t be more different”

3 Reasons you might be silent about abortion (and yet not really silent at all)

Abortion isn’t usually anyone’s first choice of topics to talk about. This issue evokes so many feelings within us that we will often do whatever it takes to avoid experiencing these feelings. And one of the easiest ways to avoid this topic is through silence. In light of Sanctity of Human Life Day (which isContinue reading “3 Reasons you might be silent about abortion (and yet not really silent at all)”

An Open Letter to Cecile Richards, CEO of Planned Parenthood

Dear Ms. Richards, You don’t know me, and I suppose you never will — but I feel compelled to write to you because you’ve been at the forefront of my mind as of late. Some might say that you and I are on opposite ends of a seemingly neverending battle — you, a well-known figure,Continue reading “An Open Letter to Cecile Richards, CEO of Planned Parenthood”

Ignoring the Need

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to go back to work at Greensboro Pregnancy Care Center for a short period of time. It felt strange temporarily trading in diapers for data entry and cuddles for client files. And I have to say, there was something quite magical about making it through an afternoonContinue reading “Ignoring the Need”

an informed decision

With the next presidential election coming up this November, there has been no shortage of political and social issues floating around on the news and other media. ¬†Everyone has an opinion about everything from same-sex marriage laws to protecting endangered Arctic puffins. ¬†(Ok, I actually have no idea if they’re endangered or not – butContinue reading “an informed decision”