Michele Bachmann on Abortion

(FYI: The video does not show on Google Reader.) http://i.cdn.turner.com/cnn/.element/apps/cvp/3.0/swf/cnn_416x234_embed.swf?context=embed&videoId=politics/2011/06/30/bachmann.miscarriage.cnn Rock Hill, South Carolina (CNN) - Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann revealed to a town hall audience Wednesday that she once suffered a “devastating” miscarriage. Bachmann, a congresswoman from Minnesota, told the story in the course of answering a question about her position on abortion. … Continue reading Michele Bachmann on Abortion


Sorrows are allowed so that it will be revealed who really loves God. Without enduring sorrows, even a grateful soul is not fit for the Kingdom of God. The steadfast endurance of sorrows is equal to martyrdom. Sorrows are insignificant in comparison to spiritual blessings.  --St. Nikon of Optina (1920)

Morning prayer requests…busy day! [Updated…again]

For Baby Leo, whose extensive cranial surgery is this morning...lasting all day... For the Child Noah, who is having multiple procedures under general anesthesia this morning... For Svetlana, who is having all the hardware removed from her ankle (remember the horrible fall and compound fracture when she was heavily pregnant?) this morning. She has been … Continue reading Morning prayer requests…busy day! [Updated…again]