Here’s a video from a young mom who understands from conviction and from experience the infinite value of human life. Her baby boy was born with a cleft lip and without eyes. Here’s her story:
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Here were are reminded that human beings are both beautiful and ugly. We are beautiful for who we are as human beings. Children are not beautiful for their ability to see or close their mouth. They are beautiful because they are human beings. And this mother is a beautiful person, created in God’s image, loving her child before he was born, just like God made her to do. And she wasn’t wearing makeup. What is more beautiful than that?
But we also have the ability judge the value of another human being’s life on the basis of their relative “quality of life,” or outward beauty. What could be uglier than that? Nothing is uglier than a spiritual blindness that cannot see beauty in a child unless he has eyes.
Praise God for the cross, where the source of all beauty and the worst of all ugliness met, where God became ugly for our sake, that we might be made beautiful in him.
I hear that there are a lot of videos on YouTube. I don’t need to watch them all to know that this is one of the best.