Were there to be no support in the whole history of ethical and moral thought, were there no acknowledged confirmation from medical science, were the history of legal opinion to the contrary, we would still have to conclude on the basis of God's Holy Word that the unborn child is a person in the sight of God. He is protected by the sanctity of life graciously given to each individual by the Creator, Who alone places His image upon man and grants them any right to life which they have.
Monday, August 27, 2018
Spirit & Life: The Beauty of Having Children
Last year Christian musician Nichole Nordeman shared a
humorous but tragic anecdote. She described overhearing a couple at the
airport on a video chat with their “baby” and the baby’s
“grandparents.” The parents, she said, were clearly suffering separation
anxiety. “They are cooing and gushing and exclaiming “well look at YOU,
big boy! So big! So handsome!” she wrote. Then followed a “million
questions” for “Nana” about the baby’s eating and bathroom habits, and
literally crying into my latte because it’s so precious,” recounts
Nordeman, “and I turn around to try and get a sneak peek at the baby on
their FaceTime video.” It was a Labrador puppy!
According to The Washington Post, it’s not just our imaginations: younger couples really are consciously choosing to forego having children...