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, January 7, 2019
Spirit and Life: Make Personal Holiness Your New Year's Resolution
most of us, a new year is an occasion of both great regret and great
hope: regret, that we so often failed in the resolutions we made the
previous year; hope, that in the upcoming year we may yet make up for
lost time and become the person we hope, and God intends us to be.
hearts taste a bitter irony in these moments when our gaze is turned
backwards, and we are forced to contemplate the choices we have made.
The irony is this: that the things that we so often treated as the most
important were not, in fact, the things that we truly know are the most
of us review the previous year and lament that we did not spend more
time watching television, eating junk food, lounging about on the couch,
surfing the Internet, arguing with one’s spouse...