By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative/PAC Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation With the barrage of bad news which bombards us each day, it can be difficult to peer into the darkness and see the silver lining. But the fact is, the pro-life movement is filled with silver linings. This Thanksgiving, I am grateful for so many things: …Continue reading "This Thanksgiving I am grateful for……"
Editor’s note. This fine story was written a few years back for Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life, National Right to Life’s state affiliate. It remains very powerful. President Abraham Lincoln declared Thanksgiving an official national holiday on Oct. 3, 1863. In the midst of the horror of the Civil War, precipitated largely by the great evil …Continue reading "Why pro-lifers should be thankful"
By Carol Tobias, President My favorite time of the year is upon us– recognizing and thanking God for His many blessings to us, with celebration of His greatest gift to us, His son Jesus, soon to come. It would be natural to look at the “down side” of what is happening when we wonder how …Continue reading "Happy Thanksgiving!"
By Susanne Maynes When my children were young and I was homeschooling them, I faced an ongoing battle with frequent, excessive fatigue. God’s grace was sufficient for me to accomplish what I had committed myself to, but some days represented quite a challenge. I remember one day when I planned to do a kitchen math …Continue reading "How to experience a joyful Thanksgiving despite ministry challenges"
Dear friends, In 1789, Congress passed a resolution requesting President George Washington to “recommend to the People of the United States a day of public thanksgiving and prayer to be observed by acknowledging with grateful hearts the many signal favors of Almighty God.” In keeping with the proclamation then set forth by Washington, I want …Continue reading "Have a Blessed and Happy Thanksgiving from National Right to Life"
Thoughts on giving and receiving the day before Thanksgiving By Dave Andrusko On Thanksgiving most people will not be nearly as blessed as the Virginia branch of the Andrusko clan. Tomorrow my wife, four kids and their spouses, two grandkids (with a third on the way), and my wife’s sister and brother will be with …Continue reading "What a blessing. What a privilege."
Editor’s note. This is President Trump’s proclamation of November 22, 2018, as a National Day of Thanksgiving. On Thanksgiving Day, we recall the courageous and inspiring journey of the Pilgrims who, nearly four centuries ago, ventured across the vast ocean to flee religious persecution and establish a home in the New World. They faced illness, …Continue reading "Presidential Proclamation on Thanksgiving Day, 2018"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. We are two days out from Thanksgiving. Over the years we have posted many messages, but this one is my favorite because it speaks to all Americans in a particularly powerful way. I hope you are inspired by President Reagan’s remarks and that you and yours have a blessed Thanksgiving. …Continue reading "President Reagan’s 1986 Thanksgiving Proclamation ‘affirming our gratitude for the many blessings bestowed upon this land and its people’"
By Carol Tobias, President The Thanksgiving proclamation issued by President Donald Trump begins, “On Thanksgiving Day, as we have for nearly four centuries, Americans give thanks to Almighty God for our abundant blessings. We gather with the people we love to show gratitude for our freedom, for our friends and families, and for the prosperous …Continue reading "Giving Thanks to God for All of You"
Editor’s note. This appeared in the November digital edition of National Right to Life News. Please be sure to read and share the entire contents of the latest issue of the “pro-life newspaper of record.” The November digital edition of National Right to Life News came out Tuesday, November 21, two days before Thanksgiving. As …Continue reading "The Pro-Life Movement and a season of Thanksgiving"
President Reagan’s 1986 Thanksgiving Proclamation By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. Tomorrow is Thanksgiving. I could have chosen any of President Reagan’s eight Thanksgiving Proclamations–all are genuinely superb–but this is one of my favorites. I hope you are inspired by President Reagan’s remarks and that you and yours have a blessed Thanksgiving. Perhaps no custom reveals …Continue reading "“Give thanks unto the Lord, for He is good”"
Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever! Psalm 118:1 Dear friends, Today is our national day of Thanksgiving when we remember the many blessings we have received from our Father above. Thanksgiving is also a day to reflect on the wonderful people in our lives for …Continue reading "Happy Thanksgiving"