March 31, 2005
Cait's Oz Blogs on Terri's LegacyTopics: General
Katrina in Australia has this warm post on Terri Schiavo's legacy:
This is a day that holds a promise of better times to come.
In the midst of a war on the beauty and mystery of life itself a new power has emerged to oppose the darkness of a philosophy that sees only misery where there is joy and desolation where there is hope.
There was joy in the vision of Terri with her family - a glimpse of love that refused to despair and never grew weary.
It inspired me, and I know it has inspired thousands and perhaps millions of others to stand firm in the face of an onslaught against life that defies all reason.
There is a new unity of purpose amongst us. In future it won't merely be demonstrations to protest against judicial and state sponsored acts of murder. The advocates of life will be found everywhere its sanctity is threatened - in Congress, in Parliaments, in courts, in hospitals - in every institution where issues of life are debated and decided.
There will be ordinary people who had never aspired to anything more than a peaceful, quiet life, studying and joining the battle as lawyers, politicians, doctors and nurses.
For every legal representative of satan like George Felos there will be a representive of God - an opposing counsel with the power of words and wisdom to confound every transparent and disingenuous argument they present.
For every doctor like Ronald Cranford who seeks the death of those entrusted to his care, there will be a doctor who seeks to heal and relieve.
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Posted by richard at March 31, 2005 11:39 PM
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