Category: Current Events

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Aborted:
Faceless Group or Beloved Individuals?

Recently, I revisited my pro-life testimony which was originally shared here some ten years ago. Not that it ever really leaves my consciousness. The repercussions of having a baby, conceived in rape, at the tender age of 14 follows you no matter where you are in life. It is evident that I was born to some pretty spectacular parents – my child...

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Catholic Life In Our Times

Catholic life in our times can be trying but, with our trust in the Lord, we will be triumphant through Him. As I reflected on the name of my blog, I realized the time had come. Designs by Birgit no longer represents my mission or my focus in life. Begun as a Mommy Blog, Designs by Birgit shared the usual...

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New Title X Regulations Disqualify Planned Parenthood

The fierce battle between the Culture of Death and the Culture of Life is heightened now that there is a new administration in charge. In the realm of sex education and Title X, the stakes could not be any higher. The prize for the winner is the very souls of our children. God gave them to us for just a...

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Society Left Morality…And the Devil Smiled

One of the best commentaries I have seen, about what is going wrong with society today, is a transcript of the Todd Starnes radio show. His list of cause and effect can be read like the timeline of past generations. Each new entry – lack of truth – read relativism, God removed from school, porn and the resulting broken families,...

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End Abortion Meme: It’s Simple, Yet Complicated

One of the tools I use in my pro-life advocacy is creating memes that initiate thought, tug on the heart-strings, or generally bring abortion into the light. As a rule, I go for a softer message – no bloody babies in trash bags or parts spelling out Planned Parenthood. The photos and messages are gleaned from where I am – my family,...

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No Girl Scout Cookies for Me!

Although those fresh faced Girl Scouts selling cookies are not at fault, the Girl Scouts have some very bad associations. There is danger for these girls, too, as Planned Parenthood is involved. It is better to use caution and research when deciding on which causes to support.

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Spina Bifida Baby – She Didn’t Ask to Be Born

Sympathy – the feeling that you care about and are sorry about someone else’s trouble, grief, misfortune, etc. : a sympathetic feeling When others experience hardships in life, an appropriate Christian response is to feel sympathy. Many causes rely on this emotional connection in their quest for assistance and donations. While it is virtuous to offer all we can to those who...