Babies Just Might Save the World

There is something so good about a baby. Why else would couples, after weeks of morning sickness, the pain of labor and childbirth, and the long and difficult nights, choose to have more than one? Sleep deprivation-induced memory loss may well be a reason—but it's also because babies are good. Their wonder can teach us to wonder. Their delight can teach us to delight. Their innocence can call us back to innocence. They remind us of the beauty of the human being

What Melinda Gates Gets Wrong About Birth Control

Melinda Gates' new book "The Moment of Lift" is subtitled "How Empowering Women Changes the World." It's true. Empowering women can change the world. It has changed the world. It's still changing the world. But not completely in the way she thinks. An entire chapter is dedicated to family planning. It's called "Every Good Thing." And just a few … Continue reading What Melinda Gates Gets Wrong About Birth Control

Quiet but Powerful: Watching “A Quiet Place” as a Pro-Life Catholic

I finally watched "A Quiet Place" last night. I had heard good things about it, especially from a Catholic/pro-life perspective, but I am not a fan of horror movies - in fact, I don't watch even the trailers for horror movies - so I wasn't planning on watching it. However, I'd heard from a couple … Continue reading Quiet but Powerful: Watching “A Quiet Place” as a Pro-Life Catholic