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Let's Make Something Clear

I’ve been a student of health care and health policy since 1992. I worked on health policy in the US Senate 2001-02. I lived in Canada in part so I could experience Canadian health care firsthand.  41 more words

Begotten or Made by Oliver O’Donovan

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

O’Donovan’s jumping-off point was a British government report on artificial fertilization in the 1980s. 110 more words

Modern World

Programs for the Poor are Poor Programs!

This is one of the many things that drives me nuts about the right’s ridiculous, disingenuous, and hypocritical “sanctity of life” slogan. We do not value all lives equally–not by a longshot. 668 more words

The Mystery of Life

The word mystery has a variety of meanings depending upon the context.  I like the following one the best, which comes from Webster’s Dictionary: a mystery is “something not understood or beyond understanding.”  Now, it is true that through the disciplines of science, sociology, psychology, and philosophy that mankind has gained knowledge, understanding, and wisdom about himself and his place in the world.   889 more words

Kingdom Posts

I'm over at 'Mommies With Hope,' Today!

Today marks the fifteenth year of Abigail’s Home-going, and I have the privilege of sharing how we chose to LIVE in Joy. It wasn’t easy, but it made all the difference. 88 more words


Cradle Tune

My light and my life, my engine, my fuel,
my nearly-teen, in slouching sloth
threw her bikini into the shower stall,
left it in a wadded bunch… 214 more words

Reaper Madness

The Western world should take another step forward in favour of merciful deaths

Assisted dying

Killing me softly

TONY Nicklinson was a former rugby player and the father of two. He developed the incurable locked-in syndrome after suffering a stroke. 862 more words