|Delivering the keynote address|
to the Adult & Family Rally at
St. Matthew's Cathedral
The towering words of its preamble have struck a full chord of truth within humanity’s breast since the day they were proclaimed 240 years ago:
It may be different in the United States, but Canada has, in large measure, turned its back on its Christian heritage and we are paying a terrible price. Every abortion in Canada is paid by taxpayers (whether they want to or not). In the coming months, Canada will usher in a new phase of killing with legal assisted suicide.
was so profound and unimaginable, my sorrow so deep, my heartache so sharp, that my judgment was clouded.
sufferer’s loved ones to keep the river of grief moving otherwise the sufferer can begin to perceive a perverse solace with his sorrow and move into despair of life. His despair can masquerade as destiny. It is a twisted perception, granted, but it is a dangerous state because death can become preferable to life. Fait accompli.
Music played a huge part in my grief journey. There was a time when I was a musician.
coordination in my right hand. This was a horrible shock. I played guitar, and at the risk of sounding boastful, I was very skilled.
immense love God has for us. My journey of suffering from degenerative MS, and my search for meaning in pain, brought me to the foot of the cross and the divine love that put Christ on it.
blessed this nation. I believe He blessed America because it was one nation under God that tried to follow His precepts.