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Month: August 2014

Post-Abortive Father Responds to Robin Williams: Uncomfortably Numb Story

Post-Abortive Father Responds to Robin Williams: Uncomfortably Numb Story

  Amidst the firestorm of reaction to my blog last week on the death of Robin Williams, I wanted to share this letter that came in from a father who lost his daughter to abortion: Hi Kevin, I wanted to thank you for sharing about Robin William’s abortion and how this may have contributed to his struggles with addiction and depression.   I know from personal experience as a post-abortive father that depression can occur when a man loses a child…

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Grieving the Loss of Rachel’s Vineyard and Silent No More Leader Mike Stack

Grieving the Loss of Rachel’s Vineyard and Silent No More Leader Mike Stack

   Mike Stack, Site Leader for the Detroit Rachel’s Vineyard ministry, and former  Regional Coordinator with the Silent No More Awareness Campaign passed away on August 14th.  Mike was a Missionary of the Gospel of Life and served as a Coordinator of the Southfield 40 Days for Life Campaign. Mike died on the feast of St Maximilian Kolbe, the great Polish priest who gave his life for a fellow prisoner at Auschwitz-a married man with children.   His death also falls…

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Robin Williams: A Clarification on Uncomfortably Numb

Robin Williams: A Clarification on Uncomfortably Numb

  My previous blog focused on the possible relationship between Robin Williams’s very public struggle with addiction and a previous abortion loss.  I have since learned that some saw this as an exploitation of his tragic death. How did I come to write this piece?  As I read of Williams’s death, his addiction struggle was prominent in many articles I was reading…but with no mention of his abortion loss in the 1970’s.   I saw this as an opportunity to draw…

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Robin Williams – Uncomfortably Numb: Abortion Loss and Addiction

Robin Williams – Uncomfortably Numb: Abortion Loss and Addiction

Actor and comedian Robin Williams died August 11th from a suspected suicide.  Fans from around the world are grieving the tragic loss of this talented actor and comedian.  Such an act of desperation reveals Williams was clearly in great emotional pain.   A headline on NBC News Online shares that Robin Williams Battled Demons for Decades Before His Death. Many are aware that Williams struggled for years with serious addiction issues. However a lesser known fact is that one of those…

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