MOSAIC Fall 2015 - Page 13

love, a shared sense of loss can bring them closer to each other in consolation and in submitting themselves to the greater mystery of God’s love that will urge them to extend their love beyond themselves to others. The Futility of Desire’s Demands Children, like love, are a gift, and they should never be reduced to products of technology for the fulfillment of human desire. The great deception introducing artificial birth control and abortion into America was the claim that every child should be “wanted”—as if a child serves the parents