More to Life – Natalie’s Story
Dec09

More to Life – Natalie’s Story

More To Life – Natalie’s Story This is my friend Natalie’s testimony of her experience with terminal cancer. While so many these days are encouraged to end their lives for even the flimsiest of reasons, Natalie’s story shows that life is meaningful, even when there is suffering involved.   This weekend marks an important anniversary for me. It is the ninth anniversary of my diagnosis of terminal lung...

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True Inclusion – Guest post by Daniel Giles
Nov30

True Inclusion – Guest post by Daniel Giles

True Inclusion – Guest Post by Daniel Giles Thanks so much to Kathy Clubb for the opportunity to be a guest contributor on Light Up the Darkness. I am a young man living with Autism who is passionate about the full inclusion of people from all walks of life, including people with disability. And I am so thankful to have been given the opportunity to live. In particular, I am very passionate about rights for unborn children with...

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How I Was Almost a Victim of Planned Parenthood
Sep01

How I Was Almost a Victim of Planned Parenthood

How I Was Almost a Victim of Planned Parenthood Guest post by Shiksa Yisrael. She saw our tweets about the buffer-zone legislation and wanted to share her story to encourage Australian pro-lifers. Shiksa chose life for her baby after hearing an advertisement about a pro-life rally while driving in her car. The advertisement influenced her to have an ultrasound which ultimately saved the life of her baby.   I feel like I have aged...

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Taking a Chance on Life: Joe’s Story
Apr28

Taking a Chance on Life: Joe’s Story

Taking a Chance on Life: Joe’s Story This story is written by Joe’s mother, Anne, who has been my good friend for almost twenty years. I remember receiving the phone-call, many years ago, to pray for her sick little baby, named Joseph.   “I have come that they may have life and have it to the full” John 10:10     I would like to share our son Joseph’s story in the hope of helping others who...

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Give Love a Name – Nancy’s Story.
Apr24

Give Love a Name – Nancy’s Story.

Give Love a Name – Nancy’s Story   With abortion advocates in many states lobbying for the introduction of buffer-zones, it’s important to realise just how many babies are saved through the intervention of sidewalk counsellors. (You can sign an online petition in support of free speech and peaceful vigils here.) This story is about one such baby, named Ava. Ava’s mama, Nancy, is now a very strong advocate...

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What I’ve Learned About Unplanned Pregnancies
Apr21

What I’ve Learned About Unplanned Pregnancies

What I’ve Learned About Unplanned Pregnancies   I guess I know a little about pregnancy, and even what it’s like to face one that isn’t planned. A lot of women find themselves in circumstances much worse than mine were, but I can understand the confusion and the uncertainty. I can sympathise with women I meet who’ve had to make that ‘really difficult decision’. My first pregnancy was my first...

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