(This is a re-post from February 2015) Cancer destroys (too) many lives. Most of us know someone who has struggled or is struggling with some form of cancer. No doubt some of you are perhaps dealing with it right now in some way. In this context, the question sometimes arises: should I undergo or forgo… Continue reading No More Chemo!?
Our culture today has very subjective and illogical views on what it means to be a person. For one of several examples, some say that an unborn baby with Down syndrome is not a person. In fact, as many of our readers know, pregnant women can have tests to see if their unborn baby has… Continue reading Prenatal Genetic Testing and Abortion (Moreland/Rae)
Tragically, it happens: we are diagnosed with an illness or condition that means death is inevitable sooner rather than later. To knowingly face death is one of the hardest things in life, and it leads to some very difficult choices. Should we undergo treatment(s) trying to prolong life? Or should we forego them and perhaps… Continue reading End of Life: On Refusing Treatment (Meilaender)
If you’re a parent who has a child with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder), you know this is a huge understatement: “It makes life hard.” I realize the name is correct: Autism is a “spectrum.” Some children have more traits, some have less. Either way, it certainly is no cakewalk! ASD really makes family life and… Continue reading An Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Resource
Cancer destroys (too) many lives. Most of us know someone who has struggled or is struggling with some form of cancer; some of our readers are perhaps dealing with it right now. In this context, the question sometimes arises: should I undergo or forgo chemotherapy? This is a tough question to answer for everyone involved. … Continue reading No More Chemo