Game of Words

Once I told my mother to name my brother Rocking-chair. She pondered it for a time. I was young, and the thought of having a brother named Rocking-chair, well, seemed fun.

Now, my mother was a wise woman, and despite my conjuring, she denied the request. Oh well. Who knew that the exchange would leave me with a fitting metaphor. . .  Let us suppose that my mother did indeed name my younger brother rocking-chair. Despite what you may think, this would not have made my brother a piece of furniture. . .

Forgive me, perhaps you find this explanation insulting. And rightly so. However, there are those who need to hear it.

I watched a clip from The View today. I don’t usually entertain myself with Whoopi and her friends. However, when investigating the latest ideals of the extreme feminist, Whoopi  delivers.

She was talking about the woman’s march, and all that. But, then she began discussing the march for life (and started playing the part of a confused stepchild, watching her newlywed parents quarrel) . . . I am paraphrasing, but she spouted off something to the tune of, “I am pro-life, we are all pro-life. . . We just don’t want the government controlling our bodies. Sometimes women have to make hard decisions, and that’s why we need abortion.”

Goldberg and her pals began discussing it. There was a catholic at the table, who gave a sub-par pro-life rebuttal, obviously not wanting to offend. (You can watch it using the link below)

Whoopi says she is pro-life

There are several things worth pointing out here.

1) Because you say it, does not make it so:  If I say that I’m a feminist, but that I think men are better than women, it begs the question: What’s your problem? If I say that I uphold equal rights, but that I wouldn’t hire a black man, it makes one question my sanity. Further, If say I am pro-life, yet support the world’s right to murder over 50,ooo,ooo unborn babies a year, many will begin chanting. . . Phony!Phony!Phony!

This fraudulent narrative boggles my mind. “I’m pro-life,” – for what? Grass? Egyptian cacti? Certainly not human beings.

Whoopi, your antics are not so clandestine. Your abortion supporting days are numbered, and you know it.

There will come a day – probably soon – when the word abortion, will be abhorred. When those who support it will be brought to justice. And when the precious person of the unborn is fully recognized. The time is coming, and Whoopi inc. (i.e The abortion rights supporters) know it. . .

With this knowledge, abortion supporters soften their narrative. Oh, no, I’m pro-life – see, I said so. What, no no, I think abortion is a bad thing. . . just necessary.

I do hope Whoopi is changing her ways, but I also know she understands the situation. She is losing, and she must find a way to soften the fall. Her thoughts represent many pro-choicers. Can’t beat em’ join em. . . subtly, and slyly. “I’m pro-life.”

. . . They know.

Let’s continue to pray for the unborn, and to love those who oppose us. God can change hearts.

 

 

It’s a baby. . . So what?

I tried to go to bed tonight. I was looking for some sleep. But sleep evaded me, and my mind began swirling. Perhaps it’s the quiet. Or the dark. . . for some reason, my mind is clearer. And I become overwhelmed.

Many times it’s life stuff, like school assignments, or an unsure work schedule. Tonight it was babies.

I don’t have time or patience, at this moment, to lay out specifics. The message is lost in specifics. Here is the thought that torments my mind. . .

“But. . . it’s a baby.”

“So what?”

The first quote being a plea for the precious life inside a mother’s womb, the second being the stark reality of the position the world holds.

I am horrified truly, at someone’s ability to murder their unborn baby, and claim to be an upstanding human being. I am further astonished at some people’s passionate belief in the necessity of being able to murder their child. The   self-centered ness of abortion advocates simply defys the laws of decency. Abortion is a work of Satan himself.

And, I guess what makes all this so saddening, is that they know it’s murder. I have conversations with pro choicers, or read articles… Every time I hear them saying the child would have a bad life, or the mother is alone, or their is a birth defect, or the the baby can’t even think yet. . . I just look up, and am like . . . “you didn’t just say that. . .”  Let me paint the bitter picture of today’s pro abortioner:

She has down syndrome. Kill her.

He will grow up poor. Kill him

Mom feels inconvenient having a child right now. Kill it.

It’s so small still, can’t even think. Kill it – if you want.

Since when did people murder vulnerable, small, needy, helpless unborn babies!!! And have the foolishness to call it a right. This is disgusting. I thought being vulnerable, small, needy, and helpless warranted a safe haven, and warm protection. Not getting murdered.

Let no one reading this be mistaken – abortion is murder, and God will hold those who do not repent accountable for their sin. Don’t scoff. God cares about the billions of children killed in the womb. He is grieved over each one. And God cares about you – pro choicer, abortion performer, baby murderer. Jesus Christ came to earth to die for these sins, and make you a new person. And He did come, and He did die – for you. And me. Turn to Him.

And stop murdering babies.

 

Killing Babies – Practice vs. Principle

I recently had a discussion about abortion. The opposing party went through the pro-choice routine. Woman’s health, some parents can’t care for kids, what about rape, bodily autonomy. My response?

Cool, cool. . . But those things don’t justify killing a baby.

I went on to explain a conundrum with the pro-choice/pro-life discussion.

Practice vs Principle.

In practice, I suppose I understand why people are in favor of abortion. There are “benefits,” one could say, to abortion. They say, “pregnancy is dangerous – it shouldn’t be forced on a woman.” (Then don’t engage in activity that would result in pregnancy – this however, is the scum of pro-life arguments, based upon unhinged religiosity . . . they say). “But rape –  you can’t force that child on a woman.” – “If the mothers health is in danger, it would be tyrannical to force her to bare that child.”

These arguments are just fine, and not easily refuted – if we are discussing practice. But we’re not.

Let me say something rash: the world doesn’t revolve around anyone. No one. It revolves around nonhuman things. For a reason.

Indeed, if decisions were only based on practice, then slavery was fine. And there was nothing wrong with the word’s genocides. If the shoes fits, one might say.

Practice says, “If it’s good for me and my select people group, then I’m going to do it – don’t judge me.”

Principle says, “Wrong is wrong – do the right thing, whether it benefits you or not.”

Slavery didn’t end because the founding fathers had a eureka about slaves being bad for American society. The educated analyst will affirm, free labor doesn’t hurt business returns. But slavery had to end, because it was wrong. Wrong in principle.

Abortion is eerily similar to slavery. One people group affirming their superiority to another.  Us first, unborn second. It doesn’t matter to abortion advocates that the humanness of the unborn has been proven. Doesn’t matter to them that killing another’s life is wrong. Doesn’t matter to them that they contradict themselves with their very name: pro-choice. What about the baby’s choice? Woman’s rights. What about the unborn women?

Abortion must end. And not because it’s bad for society, or woman’s health, or population-growth-forecasts, but because killing babies is bad.

I pray God would give people a hunger for truth. That God would give people a desire to do what is good – not just what’s “good” for them.