Abortion in Antiquity

I was deeply disturbed tonight by an article that’s been going around that states that a new bill could be put into motion in New York that would allow babies to be aborted up to their day of birth. I had a hard time imagining a world in which even those who approve of abortion…

Pharmakeia: Drugs and Sorcery

The greek word for sorcery is “pharmakeia.” In reading that, you’re probably already thinking about a pharmacy or pharmaceuticals, right? That is appropriate seeing as how pharmakeia was often seen as a form of sorcery that used drugs. As one commentary explains, In classical Greek pharmakeia referred to the use of drugs whether for medicinal…

Prevention Advocacy

Out at the state Capitol for Michigan Prevention Advocacy day. Be spending the morning and afternoon with friends from “Drug Free Jackson” to help make state representatives aware of our city’s current state in relation to drugs and to growing opioid epidemic. I hear stories of people saving their friend’s lives from overdoses as commonplace…