This week marks the 40th anniversary of Roe v Wade–Out of respect and love for the millions of women out there having to deal with emotional issues over past abortions, I wanted to be sure to post a LIFE post this week.

Here is an awesome post by one of my favorite bloggers Jennifer Fulwiler. She was an atheist who converted to Catholicism and her blog documents that journey.  She’s funny and smart, inquisitive and fair.  This post about abortion has nothing to do with the alcoholic side of me but speaks so clearly to the Catholic in me.  Thank you Jennifer for such an honest take on a very difficult issue.

Jennifer’s award-winning, mega-followed blog is Conversion Diary.

My daily prayer:  Dear God please don’t let my boys grow up to be pro-choice.  They’re pro-life now, but please don’t let them marry a persuasive pro-choice girl.

Here’s a blog that tells the stories of eleven girls who faced unplanned pregnancies, chose life, and lived to tell about it: We Were Scared, Too