Monthly Archives: July 2015
Often I fear…
Something wild is always blooming, from twinleaf and bloodroot early in spring to beeweed in late fall, things of intricate, limitless beauty. Often I fear that I am not paying enough attention. -Wendell Berry, Jayber Crow (p. 327)
Human or Statistic? Do we know what percentage of Down syndrome kids are killed by abortion?
How many children diagnosed with Down syndrome in the womb are subsequently killed by abortion? (This is usually called a “termination rate.”) J.L. Natoli and colleagues published in 2012 the best estimate available on this question. It’s a systematic literature review, rather than a study with original data. [J.L. Natoli, et. al. Prenatal diagnosis of Down […]
A suggestion to myself as a parent (#1)
Looking at a cell phone to make use of the time while rocking my son to sleep in the dark? Pray for him instead.