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October is here: 40 Days for Life and Respect Life Month

Every day is a day to respect human life. Still, just as months are designated to bring attention to suicide prevention and human trafficking and child abuse prevention, October is  Respect Life month . Coincidentally, this month comprises the bulk of the Fall 2015  40 Days for Life  campaign.   I was invited to speak at the opening of the 40DFL campaign in my area. As a longtime poltiical activist and lobbyist, I wondered what I could offer to a strictly nonpolitical group. Then Pope Francis spoke in Cuba, and something he said helped me sharpen my focus: prayer, not politics. Read more at Leaven for the Loaf .