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Month: December 2020

On This Silent Night: A Musical Christmas Card for Those Sharing the Good News of Healing With Women and Men Hurting After Abortion

On This Silent Night: A Musical Christmas Card for Those Sharing the Good News of Healing With Women and Men Hurting After Abortion

By Kevin Burke, LSW On This Silent Night The original song (found at the close of this article) is a musical Christmas card, and a special thank you to all who labor to bring wounded souls to the Lord in Rachel’s Vineyard. The prolife movement, our faith communities, and our nation continues to be blessed by the witness of the women and men reconciled and healed of their abortion loss. Some are called to be part of the Silent No…

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The Cross Above the Manger: That First Christmas Wasn’t All Joy and Peace

The Cross Above the Manger: That First Christmas Wasn’t All Joy and Peace

By Kevin Burke, LSW and Theresa Burke, Ph.D. As this year comes to a close, you may be facing the first Holiday season after the death of a beloved friend or family member.   Their absence is especially raw, and painful during the Christmas season. Many reading this are facing daily challenges to manage pain, physical decline, and the accompanying emotional stress, anxiety and grief/depression that accompany, sudden, as well as chronic illness. Some families are facing job loss, and with…

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Roses Played a Key Role in the Apparitions of Our Lady of Guadalupe in 1531 – Miracles Featuring Roses are Still Happening Today!

Roses Played a Key Role in the Apparitions of Our Lady of Guadalupe in 1531 – Miracles Featuring Roses are Still Happening Today!

You may be aware of the importance of roses in the apparitions of Our Lady of Guadalupe. But the miracles associated with roses did not end in 1531. A supporter of Priests for Life and advocate for the children in the womb, Lorraine, shares this powerful family story of faith and roses: My Grandma “Dolly” had a direct pipeline to God. When I was 9 years of age, Mom sent me to spend Easter Break with Grandma, in Bayshore, Long…

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The Last Alaskans: A Reality Show set in the Wilderness of Alaska Has a Strong Pro-family / Pro-life Message

The Last Alaskans: A Reality Show set in the Wilderness of Alaska Has a Strong Pro-family / Pro-life Message

Watching Reality TV shows can be like sinking to the bottom of the television toilet.  The Last Alaskans on the Discovery Channel is one shining exception. I’m late to this party; the series started in 2015 and ran for 4 seasons.  If you need a break from the news about Coronavirus lockdowns, elections, and whatever else is stressing you out, then this is the perfect time to meet the Last Alaskans.  The series features four Alaska families who, as part…

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