What I Believe (by Elder Nelson)

February 12th, 2009

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As sons and daughters of God, we cherish life as a gift from Him.

His eternal plan provides opportunities for His children to obtain physical bodies, to gain earthly experiences, and to realize their divine destinies as heirs of eternal life.

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This war called abortion is a war on the defenseless and the voiceless.

It is a war on the unborn.

A woman’s choice for her own body does not include the right to deprive her baby of life—and a lifetime of choices that her child would make.

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Life is precious!

No one can cuddle an innocent infant, look into those beautiful eyes, feel the little fingers, and kiss that baby’s cheek without a deepening reverence for life and for our Creator.

Life comes from life.

It is no accident.

It is a gift from God.

Innocent life is not sent by Him to be destroyed.

It is given by Him and is naturally to be taken by Him alone.

(Quotes from: Abortion: An Assault on the Defenseless by Elder Russell M. Nelson)

(Photos: The Bubbers King during his first day and week after birth)

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8 Comments

Andrea | 2/12/2009 9:57 pm

Amen sister!

 
Melissa | 2/13/2009 10:24 am

Such powerful, beautiful quotes. And I loved seeing newborn Bubbers again! Wonderful post, Heidi. :)

 
Vicki | 2/13/2009 4:46 pm

I certainly agree with all you said. I’m so glad we had you!

 
angelalois | 2/13/2009 9:42 pm

SUCH a good talk. And Bubbers looks the same today as he did then! What a cutie!

 
Suzanne | 2/14/2009 4:24 am

I agree with all that you have said and I am really glad your post your beliefs.
Love the photos.

 
Neighbor Katie ~;o) | 2/15/2009 9:38 pm

Beautifully put, and beautiful pictures of baby bubbers!

 
Danile | 2/17/2009 3:48 pm

What a beautiful post, Heidi! I think I read something like that in the Ensign a couple months back. I loved it! Thanks for personalizing it!

 
Darcy D | 2/19/2009 1:57 pm

Great talk, espcially for those who “waiver” with how they truly feel about abortion.

 

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