True Feminism is Not Planned Parenthood

Over the last several weeks Planned Parenthood has been exposed in multiple situations illegally selling aborted babies.  You can watch and listen first hand as the negotaitions are made that work to sidestep how the financial benefit appears on paper Read more

#womenbetrayed

Tuesday at 12:00 p.m. I will be the MC and speak in Orange County at one of the many #womenbetrayed rallies taking place across the country. This rally will shed light on the brutality done to the unborn through Read more

Hearts and Minds

I am excited to announce that I am co-hosting a new weekly radio show called Hearts and Minds produced in partnership with Catholic Answers and the Diocese of San Diego.  Over the last year I've developed a new found friendship Read more

Baby Performs in the Womb

Every day children are aborted for reasons from an unplanned pregnancy to the health of the mother and child.  Yet, there are small signs like these that lead many to choose life and overcome their reason to take a Read more

True Feminism is Not Planned Parenthood

Planned-Parenthood-Sticker_jpg_800x1000_q100Over the last several weeks Planned Parenthood has been exposed in multiple situations illegally selling aborted babies.  You can watch and listen first hand as the negotaitions are made that work to sidestep how the financial benefit appears on paper and to the public. 

Undercover investigators are taken into the room where aborted babies are stored and sorted.  Videos show clinic workers identifying pre-born parts: "it's a boy", a "twin", "leg", "kidney", "brain", or "eye balls".  These body parts are sorted identifying the humanity of the pre-born.  

Planned Parenthood even admits to selling intact aborted children which may mean they are peforming illegal types of abortion like partial birth abortion, which was outlawed in 2007 by the Supreme Court.  In addition there is the question of children being born alive and killed outside of the womb since some "specimens" are obtained intact by medical researchers.  

Here are two resources to stay on top of what is taking place  regarding Planned Parenthood and how you can both further the message and discuss the videos.  

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#womenbetrayed

Tuesday at 12:00 p.m. I will be the MC and speak in Orange County at one of the many #womenbetrayed rallies taking place across the country. This rally will shed light on the brutality done to the unborn through abortion by Planned Parenthood and will emphasize the deception and lies Planned Parenthood has told women. For a rally near you visit www.womenbetrayed.com

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Join me in Orange Country: https://www.facebook.com/events/858720197554206/

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Hearts and Minds

I am excited to announce that I am co-hosting a new weekly radio show called Hearts and Minds produced in partnership with Catholic Answers and the Diocese of San Diego.  Over the last year I've developed a new found friendship with my co-host Trent Horn, an apologist and speaker with Catholic Answers.  

Together Trent and I look at timely issues from a Catholic perspective and see how we, as Catholics, understand and share those events with other people.

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Baby Performs in the Womb

Every day children are aborted for reasons from an unplanned pregnancy to the health of the mother and child.  Yet, there are small signs like these that lead many to choose life and overcome their reason to take a life.  

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Doctors believed this baby likely wouldn't live.  The parents chose not to have an abortion after doctor's recommendation.  Why?  Because in the ultrasound their child gave them a thumbs up.  Read the full story on Life News

This isn't the only miracle we see from the womb . . .

 

The child can do many things in the womb, but are we watching and willing to let them live even when we don't see?  

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Cinderella a Theology of the Body

Admit it, you were dying to see Cinderella too!  Last week I finally dragged my boyfriend to see Cinderella featuring some of the cast from Downton Abbey.  (An all time favorite of mine!  Who’s your favorite character?)   

 

I went to see the movie with my boyfriend, who works in the media industry producing branded entertainment content.  He commented after the movie how confusing it was to him because there wasn’t that usual ‘all hope is lost’ moment.  

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I think Cinderella understanding her own existence through the gift of self prevented us from grasping an ‘all hope is lost’ moment.  While Cinderella was in a horrible circumstance she still knew who she was and no one could take that from her.  By her gift of self in the simple acts of service to others she saw her value even when others didn’t.  

 

While most of us don’t find ourselves in a Cinderella indentured servant like situation we still face challenges that are difficult to fight our way out of emotionally and sometimes physically.

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Tattoo Artist to Monk

“Six years ago, Mount Angel Abbey's serene hilltop campus shook, as leather-clad Bobby Love rolled in on his motorcycle. Love removed his helmet revealing pierced ears and a mop of dreadlocks. With tattoos on his hands, arms and neck, he looked like an extra on "Sons of Anarchy" not a someone attending a retreat for those who might become Catholic monks.”

Read Statesman Journal Article: ‘Tattoo artist turned monk: not your typical art story’

 

635508806066670283-Monk5319Too often we think pop culture and the Church are disconnected…  Actually, we think  they're enemies.  I know I buy into thinking this at times.  

 

This tattoo artist become monk is a reminder of how contrary that popular notion is.  

 

If that were the case Brother Andress Love never would have become a monk and here is why.  He was a passionate artist yet missing something in his life.

 

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Divorced three times, drugs, and alcohol.  No obligation in the world.  Don’t we all seek freedom?  Yet why do we feel unsatisfied?  

 

635508805998570283-Monk5305"Everything said I should be happy, but I felt very alone and adrift. I looked at myself and realized that I had become a product," Love said. "I was doing art not as personal expression but for what the kids want, what the kids would shell out the coin for."

 

What was he searching for and what did he find in the Church?  

 
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Girls: From a Flower to a Bomb

TulipsMost any girls over the age of 14 say other girls are among those who wound them the worse.

You girlfriends are those who can encourage you to conquer the world then undercut you with a simple few words or actions.

Why is this?

We all do this in some way. Think of your own life… OH how easy it is to divide by complaining and negativity.

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Model Charlotte Dawson — To Choose

Charologget Dawson Tell AllMy heart broke when I heard the tragic story of super model Charlotte Dawson who ended her life after fourteen years of depression. That is, depression that began after her abortion in 2000.

In her autobiography Air Kiss and Tell Charlotte shared of her depression struggles over the years.

Ex-husband and Olympic swimmer Scott Miller did not want to have the child as it would interfere with his preparation for the Olympics. Not only did Charlotte loose her first and only child to abortion but her marriage also fell apart not long after.

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To Pray or Not to Pray

1081-1259261096uElp"For me, prayer is a surge of the heart; it is a simple look turned toward heaven, it is a cry of recognition and of love, embracing both trial and joy." ~ St. ThéRèse of Lisieux ~

 

 

 

A few girls recently asked me to write a blog about prayer. Now this made me giggle at first because I thought: girl+prayer=mind running in 50 trillion directions.

distracted-girl-15049452I get it, this happens to me every day and I just want to tell myself “Calm down and think of one thing at a time.” If only it were that easy!

I struggle to stay focussed whether I’m in Mass, reading the Bible, praying the Rosary, or spontaneously praying. It’s difficult!

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Be a Shirley not a Wrecking Ball

John-Boles-and-Shirley-TempleI don’t know about you, but I grew up watching the Shirley Temple movies. My all time favorite was The Littlest Rebel. I cry every time when Shirley’s mom dies and I have a huge crush on John Boles who plays Shirley’s dad.

Monday, this childhood actrice died at the age of 85. I find it sad that many people’s response is, “I didn’t know she was still alive.”

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