Precious One


“Some People may think that my journey began at birth; but my life’s journey began long before I was born…”

12 Week Old Preborn Baby
Week 1:  Conception, the baby is smaller than a grain of sugar, but the instructions are present for all that the person will ever become.
Week 2:  The baby attaches and burrows securely in to the wall of its mother’s womb.
Week 3:  The babies blood vessels and sex cells form.  Foundations of the brain, spinal cord, and nervous system are laid.
Week 4:  The baby’s heart has begun to beat. Eyes, ears, and lungs begin to form.
Week 5:  Tiny arms and legs appear, as well as the baby’s face.  The baby’s blood is now separated from the mother’s.
Week 6: Tiny fingers and toes develop. The baby’s brain is divided into three parts for emotion and language, hearing and seeing.
Week 7:  Buds of the baby’s milk teeth appear.  Ninety-nine percent of the muscles are present, and brain activity is detectable.
Week 8:  The baby begins spontaneous movement and is now well proportioned, about the size of a thumb.  Every organ is present, but immature.  The skull, elbows and knees are forming.
Week 9:  If prodded, hands and eyelids close. Genitalia become visible, indicating whether the baby is a boy or a girl.  Muscle movement begins.
Week 10:  The baby’s fingerprints begin to form. Nerve and muscle connections have tripled.  Eyelids fuse together temporarily to protect the baby’s delicate developing eyes.
Week 11:  The baby “practices” breathing and facial expressions, even smiling.  The baby can also urinate and stomach muscles can also contract.
Week 12:  The baby is now 3 inches in length and weighs 2 oz.  with fine hair on the face.  The baby is able to swallow and responds to skin stimulation.
For more information visit www.hh76.com or call 800-858-3040.
Medical facts sources:  Carlson, B, Human Embryology & Developmental Biology. Toronto: Mosby Publication, 3rd edition, 2004.  Moore, K. and Persaud, T.,The Developing Human, Clinically Oriented Embryology, 6th edition, Philadelphia: W.B. Sanders 1998, O’Rahilly, R.  and Muller, F., Human Embryology and Teratology, 3rd Edition, New York. Wiley and Sons, Inc. 2001.  Information reprinted from pocket card published and copyrighted by Heritage House 2005.
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Roe V. Wade Anniversary-Speech 2010

“MY ABORTION DOCTOR DELIVERED MY TWINS”

Good Evening and Greetings in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ. I am blessed to be speaking before you once again tonight as we commemorate those precious lives lost to abortion and pray for and end to this evil practice.

After many years, thirteen to be exact, of wanting to have a baby God has blessed me miraculously. The Bible speaks of the “manifold grace of God” (1 Peter 4:10) My 8- month old twins arrived in April by the abundant grace of God.

The path of events over time that led to me giving birth to my son and daughter is so amazing that only God could have orchestrated it, and I can inly attempt to tell you about what God has done.  The maxim “truth is stranger than fiction” definitely applies to my life and specifically to my fertility, or the lack there of, and finally to the birth of my twins being conceived and received with no artificial medical means.

It was 1996 when I had my unplanned pregnancy and after much agonizing, and fears within and pressure from without, I decided on abortion.  Ever since that horrible day when I chose to legally kill — and it was my choice, made possible by pro-choice, pro-infanticide laws — my unborn baby, I desperately wanted to have a baby.  Afterwards there was a hole in my heart and in my life. After what I had done I was damaged — physically, emotionally, spiritually- and it seemed that this damage would be  permanent. It also seemed to me due to many “female problems” that I would I probably never be able to get pregnant again.

But as the Bible tells us, in Psalm 34:18 “The LORD is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart; and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit.” and the as a result of the complete brokeness brought about by the abortion, I honestly prayed and received Jesus Christ as my Savior and LORD, to forgive me and lead me. God will and has worked out for good what the enemy meant for evil, if we love and obey Him (Romans 8:28). The decision for Christ made me a child of God, and was the first step of an incredible journey which has most recently brought a baby boy and a baby girl into my life.

The thirteen year period, between the time that I had the abortion at age 24, up till the time I gave birth to my twins at age 37, was a path I traveled with Jesus.  Though my husband and I — amidst many difficulties — tried to get pregnant, it was to no avail, until I finally gave up and prayed to God. I told the Author of life that although he knew my heart’s desire, yet I would accept the possibility that he did not have children in my future. And not long after is when I found I was pregnant. And when the ultrasound showed that we were having twins we were in amazement! There is victory in surrender to Jesus no matter what.

Of course we were thrilled when we found out the news. My husband and I began to think about where we would go for the prenatal care, as taking into consideration my previous trauma we wanted to find someone who was going to be caring and sensitive to me. We also needed a doctor who specialized with multiple births.

We started out with Womens’ Hospital High Risk Group. As you may or may not know, when a woman goes to an obstetrical practice she is shuffled around to see all the doctors in their group since they don’t know who will be on duty at the time of the birth. Each doctor needs to be familiar with the woman’s case. To make a long story shorter,  we wound up interviewing many doctors and going to several practices. I was already in the seventh and eighth month of my pregnancy and we still were not at peace with the doctors we had seen. We did not have any idea who would be delivering our babies. Of course we were praying and putting our ultimate trust in God for the outcome. We took Lamaze classes and I was very firm about not wanting to have them by c-section or by induction. The medical profession considers twins to be high-risk, and doctors really want to control the situation in that case. Very often doctors will schedule a day to induce labor chemically and/ or schedule a day to do a c-section. I knew that  the Lord wanted me to trust Him, and for me, to do it the most natural way, as these were His babies.

We did what all couples do these days and wrote out a birth plan. All of the doctors we saw told us that basically the birth plan is “out the window” in the case of multiples. So we knew it was up to God, who says,  “Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. {6} In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.”  (Prov 3:5,6)

I was at 35 weeks when my water started leaking. That was the day I went into labor — five weeks early. At the time labor started we were at another  Practice. We had seen several of their partners. The most recent one was already somewhat familiar to me-unbeknownst to me. As my husband and I were interviewing him and telling him about my birth plan and previous abortion trauma. I saw a glint of recognition in this man’s eyes as I told him of the abortion horror that I had experienced. He said that it normally does not go that way and that he was sorry that I had had such a bad experience. When my husband and I walked out of his office that day. I had a revelation. I said to my husband “I think he is the doctor who performed my abortion.”  And  it turned out he was!

My feelings were very mixed up at that point. My initial feeling was shock and disgust, especially to realize this man was still practicing and was a doctor who delivers babies. I thought I had forgiven all those involved with my abortion including myself. But when I was faced with seeing the man who helped in the killing of my innocent unborn baby I had to ask God to help me. I prayed for God’s grace to forgive this man. And I actually had the opportunity to witness to him regarding the reality of what abortion is. I could tell he remembered me. He must not have encountered many like me who screamed their way through the whole abortion procedure. And as I mentioned he was somewhat apologetic about “my experience” — still not believing it was typical. I had mentally  blocked out much of the day of the abortion and did not even remember the doctor’s name. But when I saw this man’s face and spoke to him the light went on. I  could not believe it. I told my husband I did not want this man to lay a finger on me, much less deliver my precious babies.

But God had another plan. So the day came. The babies were on their way into this world. And who was on duty that day? Yes, it was the abortion doctor. He was the one who delivered my precious twins. How can the same man both take life and deliver life? I do not know. But I do know that we as Christians- Christ followers- are commanded to forgive. The Bible says that if we want to be forgiven that we must forgive. (Mt. 6:14,15) I do forgive the doctor and all the doctors who are murdering babies. Lk. 23:34 — forgive them for they know not what they do. Some do realize, but not the full scope of it. I also know that God commands them to repent and stop this shedding of innocent blood. And I am certainly grateful that the Lord gave me the opportunity to repent and receive his forgiveness.

The Bible declares that God is the one who gives to all “life, and breath, and all things” (Acts 17:25), and only takes it away justly (Ps. 145:17).   Jesus said He came that we “might have life, and that we might have it more abundantly”, but He also revealed that the devil comes “to steal, and to kill, and to destroy” (John 10:10).  As you know, abortion is seen as the norm now, and is treated as another form of birth control. This is product of the sexual revolution, which has turned out to be a bloody one. The children in public schools are still being lied to and taught that God-less Evolution is the Truth. So why should they care? Its not a baby its a blob of tissue. But that is a whole topic in and of itself…

Its up to you and me, to those of us who know Christ, to show His love, his truth, his forgiveness to this dark culture of death. The only way abortion will cease is for us to forgive, show the love of Christ, and confront these lies with Gods’ truth. The war for life is above all, a spiritual battle, and the most essential truth is first that the Father sent His Son into the word to save the world, and that by repentance and faith in him — who  “loved me and gave Himself for me” (Gal.  2:20) —  we can live through Him, and turn many to righteousness. (Dan. 12:3).

Finally I would like to end with a brief prayer, if I may, for those abortionists. The Bible says we are to pray for our “enemies” the unborn babies have no voice, except ours.  Dear Jesus,tonight are standing in your presence for for LIFE, life which you create and give. We pray for an end to abortion. We also pray for those doctors who are blinded by the god of this world- those who are taking innocent life. We pray for their eyes to be opened to your truth and that they would have an opportunity to repent and stop their bloody practices, and come to your to be save for all eternity. Also help our leaders to see the truth and change legislation for life.  Please help us to be witnesses for you and your truth winning souls for your kingdom. Thank you for the Grace to Forgive. We ask these things in your holy name, Amen.

Thanks be to God, and thank you all for coming.

Speech by Leslie H. Gydos given in Graham NC 1/23/10



“No Children Allowed”

“No Children Allowed”  is listed among instructions for women seeking abortions at a local clinic. Ironic huh? Well, of course no children are allowed- born or preborn. This “instruction” should be listed as the clinic’s mission statement, in my opinion.

The clinic’s “instruction” is erroneous, however, because children under the age of 18 may be accompanied by one adult female.  In North Carolina an emancipated minor may obtain an abortion with no consent. And some minors may be able to obtain abortion via judicial waiver or “medical emergency”.

In reading over some NC abortion laws I also discovered more irony. According to Findlaw; here is the statutory definition of illegal abortion :  Willfully administer to mother, prescribe, advise, procure substance or instrument with intent to destroy child or procure miscarriage.  Oops, am I reading the law correctly does it say “…intent to destroy CHILD…” Mmm…so according to the statutes that “blob” growing inside the woman is defined as a child and to willfully destroy it comes with the punishment of a class H felony.  Again the language of the law itself shows the truth and betrays the notion that the preborn is nonhuman, or somehow not a child, when it says “…administer to the MOTHER…”  From this language, it seems that I am to infer that the pregnant woman is in fact a  Mother already- i.e. before the baby,fetus, child emerges from the uterus!  If only women could understand this intrinsic truth. She is already a Mother, the moment the child is conceived. Whether she “feels” like she is suited to be a mother or whether she wants the child or does not want it. She, herself has had her life irrevocably and permanently changed by becoming a mother. And as a mother myself I can tell you, you can’t forget you are a mother, ever. Whether your child is in utero or alive or dead… Your life is forever changed when you become pregnant, regardless of the outcome of that pregnancy.

Although I find semantics entertaining and fun, being the daughter and granddaughter of English teachers. I value the truth more. And the truth is that is is a sin and a shame and a breaking of the law of our Creator for anyone for any reason to destroy life.    A woman who has conceived a child is a mother. That mother should never make the horrible choice to kill and destroy her own child nor should she allow anyone else to do so for any reason.  I say the preceding because I was a mother who did just that- to my eternal sorrow.   MY opinion, however, is not important,  the law and word of the Creator  is what matters.  One can read more about Him and his law and love in a book called the Bible.

Would that those in authority would read the Bible and could understand the evils they are legislating. Someday all those who promote and perform abortion (the killing of innocent preborn babies) will have to stand before the Ultimate Lawmaker and give an account for why they called wrong right and right wrong thus breaking God’s law.  Let those of us who understand pray for those who don’t, especially those in authority, as the Bible commands us.

Only the master linguist can create and thereby truly define LIFE>

Pregnancy Help Centers North Carolina *(see other recent posts below)

AGENCY PHONE
Albemarle Pregnancy Resource Center 704-983-3369
Andrews Women’s Enrichment Center 828-361-3848
Asheboro Randolph PCC 336-629-9988
Asheville Asheville PSS 828-252-1306
Asheville Catholic Social Services 828-255-0146
Boone Hope PRC 828-265-4357
Brevard The Center for Women 828-885-7885
Bryson City Western Carolina CPC 828-488-5461
Burlington Alamance Pregnancy Svcs. 336-222-9195
Buies Creek Harnett PCC 910-893-2608
Burnsville Tri-County Pregnancy Center 828-682-7250
Carthage Life Care Pregnancy Center 910-947-6199
Chapel Hill Pregnancy Support Services 919-942-7318
Chapel Hill Abundant Life Maternity Home 919-929-4846
Charlotte Carolina Preg. Care Fellowship 704-596-8932
Charlotte Catholic Social Services 704-370-3262
Charlotte PRC of Charlotte 704-372-5981
Charlotte Room At The Inn 704-525-HOPE
Charlotte The Light House 704-523-1765
Clayton New Hope Pregnancy Ctr. 919-585-4353
Concord CPC of Cabarrus 704-782-2221
Cullowhee Smoky Mountain PCC 828-293-3600
Denver East Lincoln PCC 704-489-0708
Drexel Pregnancy Care Center, Inc. 828-437-4357
Durham Pregnancy Support Services 919-490-0203
Durham Catholic Charities 919-286-1964
Eden Rockingham PCC 336-623-5540
Elizabeth City Albemarle CPC 252-338-1655
Elizabethtown Bladen PSS 910-862-7903
Elkin LifeLine Pregnancy Help 336-526-5433
Fayetteville AAA Crisis Pregnancy Ctr. 910-483-3111
Fayetteville Agape PSS 910-485-0055
Fayetteville Catholic Charities 910-424-2020
Franklin Smoky Mtn. Pregnancy Ctr. 877-349-3200
Fuquay-Varina A Hand of Hope PRC 919-577-9050
Gastonia New Life Pregnancy Svcs. 704-854-8877
Goldsboro Wayne Pregnancy Care Center 919-583-9330
Graham A Heart’s Cry 336-222-1505
Greensboro Greensboro PCC 336-274-4881
Greenville Carolina Pregnancy Center 252-757-0003
Greenville Catholic Charities 252-355-5111
Gulf Reach Out CPC 919-898-2923
Harrisburg Gate PRC 704-455-5200
Havelock Coastal Pregnancy Care Center 919-447-2229
Hendersonville The Mercy House 704-696-2345
Hendersonville Open Arms PSS 828-692-7935
Hertford Catholic Charities 252-426-7717
Hickory PCC of Catawba Valley 828-322-4272
High Point PCC of High Point 336-887-2232
Hillsborough New Beginnings Pregnancy Svc. 919-732-6105
Jacksonville Costal PCC 910-938-7000
Jefferson Ashe PCC 336-846-4100
Kill Devil Hills Creative Choices 252-441-1818
King Hope PCC 336-983-3990
Kinston Eastern PCC 252-523-9516
Lenoir Caldwell PCC 828-757-9555
Lexington Alpha PSS 336-242-1218
Lillington Harnett PCC 910-814-1200
Lumberton His Little Ones PSS 910-739-0117
Marion McDowell PCC 828-652-7676
Mocksville Davie PCC 336-753-4673
Monroe H.E.L.P CPC 704-289-5133
Mooresville AA CPC 704-664-4673
Morehead City Coastal PCC 252-247-2273
Morgonton Pregnancy Care Center 828-437-4357
Mt. Airy Life Line PCC 336-783-0011
New Bern Catholic Charities 252-638-2188
New Bern Eastern PCC 252-638-4673
Raleigh Birthchoice 919-781-5423
Raleigh Gateway 919-833-0096
Raleigh Catholic Charities 919-790-8533
Raleigh Life Care Pregnancy Center 919-873-2440
Raleigh Post Abortion Counseling 919-832-0225
Roanoke Rapids PSS of Roanoke Rapids 252-519-4357
Rockingham Aenon Crisis Pregnancy Center 910-895-6616
Rockingham Pee Dee CPC 910-895-6616
Roxboro Person County PSC 336-503-8820
Rutherfordton Hands of Hope for Life 828-286-4357
Salisbury Pregnancy Support Center 704-633-7695
Salemburg The Royal Home 910-525-3727
Shelby PRC of Cleveland County 704-487-4357
Siler City Birth Choice of Chatham 919-545-6405
Smithfield In His Hands PSC 919-989-9897
Sparta Allegheny PCC 336-372-7844
Statesville PRC of Statesville 704-871-0338
Sunbury Albemarle Crisis Pregnancy Ctr 252-465-4111
Taylorsville Caring Hearts of Alexander Cty 828-632-1680
Wake Forest PSS of Wake Forest 919-554-8093
Washington Carolina Pregnancy Center 252-946-8040
Waynesville Haywood Pro-Life 828-456-7454
Whiteville A Woman’s Choices 910-642-2677
Wilkesboro Wilkes PCC 336-838-9272
Williamston Martin Pregnancy Center 252-792-3752
Wilmington Life Line PCC 910-799-0270
Wilmington Catholic Charities 910-251-8130
Wilson Wilson Pregnancy Center 252-237-6833
Winston Salem Birthright 336-774-0456
Winston Salem Catholic Social Services 336-727-0705
Winston Salem Salem PCC 336-760-3680
Winston Salem Tender Loving Care 336-777-1237
Yadkinville New Hope PCC 336-679-7101

Intelligence or Ignorance?

I just read a posted question from a young woman on livejournal she asked:  “Are there any Crisis Pregnancy Care Centers around here that don’t have a religious affiliation or try to influence your decision on women’s choice issues? I was about to go to Greensboro Pregnancy Care Center then I was warned how strictly evangelical it was, and therefore heavily anti-choice and I wasn’t interested in that mess. Any help would be greatly appreciated.”

I know personally the confusion a young woman is facing when she finds out she is pregnant and it is unplanned. But I have to say it really angers me that “Planned” Parenthood has become the default place for  women to go. These young women are programmed their whole lives by the entertainment industry, news media, academia etc. that Planned Parenthood is good. This is a lie. This lie carries on to further, that Planned Parenthood=Good * Pregnancy Care Centers=Bad.  This is such an illustration of what the Bible says that will occur in these end days. Isaiah 5:20 illustrates what God thinks of this: “Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!”

Can you imagine how twisted the minds of young people have become? This poor girl apparently thinks that a Pregnancy Care Center is evil  in their mission of  trying to help women through an unplanned pregnancy situation with love, free pregnancy tests, free ultrasounds, wise counsel… And yet she and many think erroneously that Planned Parenthood is good. Planned Parenthood does sound nice, I suppose. It is a very euphemistic name or “eugenic” name to be more correct. But what they do is refer women and young girls for ABORTIONS. And that is all they do. Other than giving out free birth control pills and encouraging women to be as sexually free as they wish. And when their “sexual freedom” has conceived via sin of fornication a human life, then Planned Parenthood conveniently sends them to a place where they can destroy the evidence of their sins i.e. their unborn babies.

Our country has been going downhill and lying to its children for so long that the young people really do see Good as Evil and Evil as Good. Woe unto this country. One landmark in our degradation was when the US took prayer out of schools in 1963. One can see the downward spiral that has occurred from that alone. Not to mention teaching the kids in public schools the Theory of Evolution as if it were absolute fact and scientific truth.

I must say that being taught  Evolution really did mess up my mind and helped to shape my whole worldview. I can remember taking Honors Biology in 1986 with Ms. Hanes. She stood there and showed us the drawings of Ernst Haeckel. A German Evolutionary Biologist from the 19th century.

Haekel’s postulation used to be called the “recapitulation theory”. It has long been eliminated from “real” scientific literature, but it is still being presented as a scientific reality by some evolutionist publications, including school textbooks. And it was so in my middle school text book in 1986.  The term “recapitulation” is a condensation of the dictum “Ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny”.

This theory of Haeckel’s postulates that living embryos re-experience the evolutionary process that their pseudo-ancestors underwent. He theorised that during its development in its mother’s womb, the human embryo first displayed the characteristics of a fish, and then those of a reptile, and finally those of a human.

It has since been proven that this theory is completely bogus.It is now known that the “gills” that supposedly appear in the early stages of the human embryo are in fact the initial phases of the middle-ear canal, parathyroid, and thymus. The part of the embryo that was likened to the “egg yolk pouch” turns out to be a pouch that produces blood for the infant. The part that had been identified as a “tail” by Haeckel and his followers is in fact the backbone, which resembles a tail only because it takes shape before the legs do.

These are universally acknowledged facts in the scientific world, and are accepted even by evolutionists themselves. George Gaylord Simpson, one of the founders of neo-Darwinism, writes: Haeckel misstated the evolutionary principle involved. It is now firmly established that ontogeny does not repeat phylogeny. (For full article see expert from book Harunyahya).

I mention this scientific stuff because, again, as I said, it affected me and my worldview and thusly my life-choices. As an intelligent and bookish pre-teen taking an Honors Biology class, I took what they taught me as fact.  Now I see that I was lied to and deceived mostly because the people that were teaching me were also lied to and deceived and were simply repeating and teaching what they had been taught as fact i.e. Darwinism and “Evolution” the theory.

I shudder to think how many public schools still teach Evolution as fact. I know that in recent years there has been some progress in persuading some to also teach Intelligent Design. But this is limited. And so much damage has already been done.

Is our nation going to be like the nation Israel? In Isaiah Chapter 5. God clearly shows us that though Israel was planted as a beloved vineyard, that it brought forth wild grapes. Isn’t that just like the U.S.? God has so richly blessed and cared for this country and planted it as a Christian Nation from its inception. But look at it now. Wild, Wild, Wild…. And God says in Isaiah 5: 20-23  Woe, Woe Woe!

5:20  Woe unto them that call evil good and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!

5:21 “Woe unto them that are wise in their own eyes, and prudent in their own sight!”

5:22 “Woe unto them that are mighty to drink wine, and men of strength to mingle strong drink

5:23 “Which justify the wicked for reward, and take away the righteousness of the righteous from him!”

It goes on to say in verse 25: “Therefore is the anger of the Lord kindled against his people, and he hath stretched forth his hand against them: and the hills did tremble, and their carcases were torn in the midst of the streets. For all this his anger is not turned away, but his hand is stretched out still.”

If our Holy and Righteous Lord has stretched out his hand in anger to Israel, then what do you think He will do to a nation who teaches lies and does abominations such as mass murder of innocents?

I think we, as a nation, have been warned. But if we go on with Pride and Impudence our county will continue to be destroyed, even utterly. God is not mocked.