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January 13, 2005

Greater love...

...hath no man than this: that a man lay down his life for his friends."

John 15:13

Ladies and Gentlemen, I say to you, "Gabriele Helms, Assistant Professor of English at the University of British Columbia."

Mother. In the absolute truest sense of the word.

Lest anyone doubt - I am one who finds "life of the mother" a perfectly acceptable criteria for abortion, except when it's twisted to 'lifestyle,' then my contempt button starts flashing.

But this, this is, well, unlike the debased current usage of the word, what this woman did truly is Awesome, in the biblical sense.