I published the following piece a year ago today. As most of us prepare for the Super Bowl today, all across America thousands of young mothers are preparing to have their unborn children killed tomorrow. Many of them will enjoy the festivities tonight, get up tomorrow and have their child killed, and move on with their lives, totally unaware, or even worse, totally unconcerned about the choice they made to have another human being killed. Every day we make choices and take actions, and set into motion a chain of consequences that none of us can avoid. Given the choice to look the other way and say nothing as millions of children are killed every year, or speaking out and accepting the consequences of my actions, I choose to speak out.
Over the course of my lifetime I’ve fallen into a fitness routine that I rarely break. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday are weight training, and Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday are cardio. Since the birth of my 2 grandsons I’ve redoubled my efforts to stay fit. My motives are simple. I want to be around as long as possible for my children and grandsons. I’m determined to not be the father and grandfather that everyone watches as I slowly decline from vital and energetic to withered and feeble. Maybe my methods will work; maybe not. That’s what life is all about. You do the best you can and try to keep into perspective that each of our lifetimes are nothing more than brief flashes of light in our eternal existence.
Our brief lifetimes define our individual eternities. Our actions and inaction not only affect our lives and our eternity, but those of…
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