January 2013 - Jessica Morrison
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Meet Jessica Morrison
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Name: Jessica Morrison
 
Age: 21
 
Previous/Current Occupation: Student at Texas A&M
 
Church: St. Mary’s Catholic Center
 
Major and classification: Junior Psychology Major
 
Any passions/interests?: Spending time with friends and family, being involved in St. Mary’s Youth Retreat Team and other organizations at church
 
How did you become a volunteer/why are you involved? I knew about the Coalition and the 40 Days for Life campaigns for quite a while since I was aware of the 40 Days for Life campaigns in Houston, TX, near my hometown.  It wasn’t until the fall of my sophomore year that I decided I needed to outwardly act in preserving the sanctity of human life. I became a volunteer that fall, and then also a sidewalk counselor the following spring. There is definitely a sense of peace that comes with knowing you are doing the right thing, even if it isn’t always easy.  I’m involved because children of God deserve better than the Devil’s awful tricks and manipulation that lead them not to choose life.  Mothers deserve better, fathers deserve better, those who fight for abortion rights deserve better, clinic workers, abortionists, PPH escorts, and all those children who never get to experience the world God created just for them and Jesus died to save deserve better.  What they do deserve is love and truth, and that’s what I try to give every time I’m on the sidewalk.
 
Why you are pro life (is there a story here?): I have grown up around very genuinely pro-life values, primarily influenced by family, my father especially who is very involved in the Right to Life organization in my hometown.  I have been very blessed over the years to be surrounded and molded by a pro-life mindset and pro-life hearts.
 
Any additional thoughts (comments):
 “The success of love is in the loving - it is not in the result of loving. Of
course it is natural in love to want the best for the other person, but
whether it turns out that way or not does not determine the value of
what we have done.” Mother Teresa
 

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