Ireland’s Eighth Amendment Repeal Vote

I’ve heard more than one survivor of abortion talk about how grateful they are to have lived. Claire Culwell in the following Irish Central article found out she survived and it inspired her to go to Ireland and speak against the coming vote to make abortions available. I hope the Irish retain their commitment to what is right in valuing life and that our country comes back to what it used to value too.

https://www.irishcentral.com/news/politics/american-prolife-reland-abortion

Claire acknowledges that people will get abortions whether it is legal or not. She says we need to provide good alternatives. I think that is good, but we also need to reform our societies’ mentality to take sex so casually and so lustfully. That is the root of unwanted pregnancies. So if we should value our children and future generations we should also value ourselves and each other. Our families need to promote and support that.

I grew in an America where pre-teen pregnancies and sex abuse were far too common. If people valued each other and themselves enough to withhold sex and stop chasing it or forcing it, then unwanted pregnancies would be rare instead of common, and there would be no need to abort millions of children or have thousands grow up wanting a family in orphanages.

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Excess of Pride

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Excess of pride brought our nations low. More rebuilding through pride will not bring prosperity. Campaigns that showcase making our nations strong again and rebuilding national pride have missed why they’ve come to this point.

They’ve turned their backs on God and what is right. God makes nations great, but He will bring them down if they do not come to what is right after straying. The United States, especially, has been given wake-up calls through 9-11 and financial upheavals, yet instead of humbly seeking to make things right with God, nations continue to stand proud in their own logic, strength and promises – they simply continue oblivious to what will guarantee permanent healing and prosperity. The only way back to blessing and promise is through God. May it be in Christ Jesus. Amen.

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