I've served on Rachel's Vineyard retreats on the last two weekends, and I've been feeling peace, sadness, transformation and exhaustion.
In the meantime, Silent Rain Drops writes about the impact of legality on how abortion decisions get made.
Amy Welborn quotes the Mommy Madness bon mot of all time, which originated with Greg Popcak. It belongs in Bartlett's.
Dawn Eden writes about a couple who terminated a baby with genetic defects in Sin of the times.
A man killed his fatally ill son and while on trial, reveals his vivid memories of watching another fatally ill son killed in an abortion six weeks before his due date.
For sure. Especially Sean Connery's.
Researchers are learning more about how traumatic memories become self-reinforcing. Vivid memories of abortions--often manifesting in nightmares and spontaneous, uncontrollable flashbacks--are a particular problem for some post-abortive women. Studies like this will guide us in learning more about how to help.
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The Ambivablogger has a note about my new favorite book, even though it's not out yet, Repress Your Anger, Think Negatively, Be a Good Blamer, and Throttle Your Inner Child, by Hawaiian neuropsychologist Paul Pearsall. Given the general tenor of the book, it's interesting that one of the main points in the book is "by allowing ourselves the natural process of grieving instead of relentlessly treating grief as a disease, we can recover from tragedy."