Episode 82 | Reflection and Perspective

At the beginning of the classic Christmas movie, It’s a Wonderful Life, George Bailey stood on a snow covered bridge preparing to jump into the icy river below. He was going to kill himself after concluding that he had made a mess of things and that his life had counted for nothing. Then, at the height of his despair, he was visited by an angel who showed him what the world would have been like had he never lived. In the end, George had come to see that he was allowing his life to be defined by its failures. There is a valuable lesson in that for the pro-life movement. Listen as we discuss the “George Bailey” Syndrome that is affecting the pro-life movement and provide a moment of reflection and perspective.

Episode Synopsis:

At the beginning of the classic Christmas movie, It’s a Wonderful Life, George Bailey stood on a snow covered bridge preparing to jump into the icy river below. He was going to kill himself after concluding that he had made a mess of things and that his life had counted for nothing. Then, at the height of his despair, he was visited by an angel who showed him what the world would have been like had he never lived. In the end, George had come to see that he was allowing his life to be defined by its failures. There is a valuable lesson in that for the pro-life movement. Listen as we discuss the “George Bailey” Syndrome that is affecting the pro-life movement and provide a moment of reflection and perspective.

Episode Duration: 25 min

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In This Episode We Discuss:
  • Greetings (00:23)
  • Viral video of man attempting to force woman to abort (00:34)
  • What the pro-life movement has accomplished (5:52)
  • Closing Statements (24:51)
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