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Once upon a time all feelings and emotions went to a coastal island for a vacation.
According to their nature, each was having a good time. Suddenly, a warning of an
impending storm was announced and everyone was advised to evacuate the island.
The announcement caused sudden panic. All rushed to their boats. Even damaged
boats were quickly repaired and commissioned for duty.
Yet, Love did not wish to flee quickly. There was so much to do. But as the clouds
darkened, Love realised it was time to leave. Alas, there were no boats to spare.
Love looked around with hope.
Just then Prosperity passed by in a luxurious boat. Love shouted, “Prosperity, could
you please take me in your boat?”
“No,” replied Prosperity, “my boat is full of precious possessions, gold and silver.
There is no place for you.”
A little later Vanity came by in a beautiful boat. Again Love shouted, “Could you
help me, Vanity? I am stranded and need a lift. Please take me with you.”
Vanity responded haughtily, “No, I cannot take you with me. My boat will get
soiled with your muddy feet.”
Sorrow passed by after some time. Again, Love asked for help. But it was to no
avail. “No, I cannot take you with me. I am so sad. I want to be by myself.”
When Happiness passed by a few minutes later, Love again called for help. But
Happiness was so happy that it did not look around, hardly concerned about
anyone.
Love was growing restless and dejected. Just then somebody called out, “Come
Love, I will take you with me.” Love did not know who was being so magnanimous,
but jumped on to the boat, greatly relieved that she would reach a safe place.
On getting off the boat, Love met Knowledge. Puzzled, Love inquired, “Knowledge,
do you know who so generously gave me a lift just when no one else wished to
help?”
Knowledge smiled, “Oh, that was Time.”
“And why would Time stop to pick me and take me to safety?” Love wondered.
Knowledge smiled with deep wisdom and replied, “Because only Time knows your
true greatness and what you are capable of. Only Love can bring peace and great
happiness in this world.”
“The important message is that when we are prosperous, we overlook love. When
we feel important, we forget love. Even in happiness and sorrow we forget love.
Only with time do we realize the importance of love. Why wait that long? Why
not make love a part of your life today?”
Author Unknown

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“They [the women] are never allowed to look at the ultrasound because we knew that if they so much as heard the heart beat, they wouldn’t want to have an abortion.”

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In particular those who draw near to the teachings and traditions of Holy Mother Church. 

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