Bits & Bytes

ABORTION: The Biden administration has ordered that illegal minors who arrive without a parent or guardian be ensured access to abortion.

Once upon a long time ago (before I was totally home bound), I was standing in the foyer of our gym, holding a pro-life magazine, while waiting for Dearest to get the car. A fellow came up to me and asked, “You’re pro-life, right?” Yeah. “Can you tell me why?

I had grown up around and gone to college with lots of liberal NYC Jews and this guy fit the bill. And the thing is … while they tend to be pro-abortion, this guy’s face told me he really Really REALLY wanted a reason to justify the horror he had in his heart about killing innocent unborn babies. I knew my husband was coming any moment, so I prayed FAST and said, “Bottom line?” He nodded.

Then something came out of my mouth that I had never heard, read, or thought of before, yet was so perfect. “Civilized people don’t kill people to solve their problems.” His whole face and demeanor changed immediately. From hunched in and worried, he went to standing straight and, with a clear brow, said, “Yeah!” Then, my husband came. It was such a pure Holy Spirit moment. ❤

AVE MARIA: CLICK [2:57] to hear a ten-year-old sing one of the most gorgeous (and difficult) prayer-songs ever written.

ELECTION FRAUD: CLICK [7:07] to hear a report on the cheating cyber cheaters who stole key elections.

EXPECT HOPE: [24:28] – Expect Hope is a home for women in crisis pregnancies that is located in New York City, our nation’s abortion capital. While living there, women receive Biblical counseling, training, mentoring, and loving guidance toward reconciliation with God, themselves, and others. My sweet niece is a personal friend of the Executive Director (see her in the video at 5 minutes) and vouches for the virtue of this charity. The home is currently in need of funds. Please pray about donating. Thank you.

HOCHUL: CLICK [:18] to see my appalling governor dance and sing with a bunch of kids. She and the other adults are barefaced; the kids are all masked.

MIRACLE: [:05] – Last month, Father John Bok was driving his white car to celebrate Sunday Mass when the driver of the dark car had a seizure and passed out. The dark car went off-road and was on course to ram Father Bok’s car when it hit a road sign and some kind of vertical pole, went flying over Father Bok’s car without touching it and landed on all four wheels. Father, who is blind in his left eye, didn’t realize any of this had happened until after Mass when a police officer showed him the security camera video.

NIGERIA: Since the start of 2022, Muslim terrorists have abducted more than 2,300 Christians and killed more than 4,000 Christians, all with the support of the Muslim government.

Photo: Stained glass of the Opening of the Fifth Seal: “When he broke open the fifth seal, I saw underneath the altar the souls of those who had been slaughtered because of the witness they bore to the word of God. They cried out in a loud voice, ‘How long will it be, holy and true master, before you sit in judgment and avenge our blood on the inhabitants of the earth?’ Each of them was given a white robe, and they were told to be patient a little while longer until the number was filled of their fellow servants and brothers who were going to be killed as they had been.” – Rev 6:9-11

SCHOOL BOARDS: On Tuesday, conservative parents won hundreds of seats, many flipping school boards to a conservative majority. These included all six of the school board candidates that DeSantis had endorsed.

STUDENT LOAN FORGIVENESS: Two days too late, a federal judge issued an order against Biden’s plan to illegally buy the votes of stupid, selfish college graduates. The DOJ immediately appealed.

TOXIC POSITIVITY: [2:44] – There is a type of theology that says people with strong faith will always be blessed with health, wealth, and happiness. The flip side, of course, is that when bad things happen, the person who is suffering gets blamed and dismissed.

In the article linked below, Father Michael Rennier notes that life is harder and more confusing than the so-called prosperity gospel types want to admit. “No one, after sharing about how terrible their day has been, wants to hear just snap out of it and be happy. No one wants the complexities of their situation boiled down to a simple fix.”

Rennier notes that while there is value in keeping a positive outlook, too many fake smiles destroy the kind of genuine relationship God created us for. “Being real is necessary for a true relationship with God. … Even if, in his infinite mystery, he doesn’t fix it, he provides something far better – his love.

UNTRANS: Click the link to read a mom recount how her 11-year-old was being groomed to be trans by her public elementary school and what she did to put a stop to it.

GRAMMY NOTES: A screenshot from one of Bunny’s home school English lessons.


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3 responses to “Bits & Bytes

  1. The car video is jaw-dropping. If a screenwriter wrote that into a movie script, I think they’d have trouble finding a stunt person willing to try it — it would probably have to be computer animated.

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    • chrissythehyphenated

      Mythbusters did some episodes about this kind of thing. The cars are rigged for remote control driving and they put dummies in the seats. I can’t say for sure, but I’m guessing that rigging and trashing two real cars would actually be cheaper than CAG. For that, I’ve heard them talk about tens of thousands of $ for footage they measure in seconds!

      What would be very interesting is watching Mythbusters or someone like them work on the physics of this IRL event. The priest taught physics before retiring and he said he couldn’t figure out how it happened … apart from … you know … angelic helpers! 🙂

      I read a wonderful true tale in Guideposts, one of my favorites. A lady and her teen daughter were driving behind an open bed truck loaded with sheets of plywood that had not been secured. The wind scooped up the top board and it was coming, edge on, straight at their windshield. It would’ve decapitated both of them … except an angel suddenly appeared and bumped the board with his elbow so that it went over their car! They both saw him clearly!

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