Adoption: The Real Choice

 

My family

The Leichnitz Four with our parents. Jeff in the white shirt

 

Those in the abortion fight try to act like there are only two choices a woman can make when she is faced with a “crisis” pregnancy. Those choices being keeping the child or aborting it. Yet adoption seems to be thrown out as an option entirely.  You will hear women say, “I could never give up my child.” But you could kill your child, is that it? “What if ended up in a bad home?” And killing it is better than a “bad home.”

 

I am adopted so I take issue with all the reasons one has for not giving up Jeff and Seththeir child for adoption. But I am not going to tell you my story. I am going to tell you the story of my brother, Jeffrey Alan Leichnitz. He recently passed away on December 18th, 2015 and though it cut like a knife when I first heard the news and I am not sure how I am going to get through my difficult times without calling up my brother, I know one thing: his story needs to be told.

Jeff, Veronica and Seth

Jeff was an incredible man and he had such love for everyone he met. He had a way of touching people’s lives and leaving them better than how he found them. That was true of me. Jeff was my first friend and my longest as well. I thought a lot of my brother, in fact, here is an article I wrote about him five years ago: https://blacknright.wordpress.com/30-days-of-heroes/jeff-leichnitz-august-13-2010/    Yet there would be no relationship had his mother not given up for adoption. He first came into the Leichnitz home when he was a mere nine days old. However, it would take two years of court dates and fighting for him before he was finally allowed to be adopted.

For many people that is a real fear, having a child come into your home Jeff, Veronica, Adonai and me.learning to love them and then have the state take them away. Of course, that is a possibility even if the child is biologically yours as well. Jeff and I were both fought for and we both ended up with loving parents. Adoption gave my brother a home. It gave him two sisters and a brother who all loved him dearly. I was the closest to him, but all of us loved him.

JeffRight before he died my sister-in-law told me that he told her, “I miss my Mom.” and when she responded back that she also missed her mother as well, he told her, “No, you don’t understand, I really miss my Mom.” He wasn’t talking about hs birth mother, he was talking about our mother. The woman that raised us and loved us. The woman that went out to see him in Oklahoma. The woman that worried about him. No matter what scrapes they had along the way, the truly loved one another.

The love of the Leichnitz clan created a truly great man. He was a man that loved his family. He was a man that loved Jesus Christ and dedicated his life to walking the walk. He was not a perfect man, none of us are, but always did his best to become a better man than he was before.  A friend of my brother’s, David Webster, wrote my brother helped him get is business up and running. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jm_Iv2yJxB0&feature=youtu.be because that is the kind of man my brother was. To paraphrase Frank Capra: To my brother, Jeff, the richest man in town!

I could go on forever, but I think you get the point. But if you want to hear more stories, watch this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H1P2gHWF8fg. In the end, I would like to make clear, when you adopt a child, you are adopting the Jeffs of the world. You are making a difference in one person’s life forever and then they can make a difference in the lives of others.  You are not taking in someone else’s throwaway, you are actually getting the gold they could not keep. There are those of us, who cannot adopt as much as our heart desires wants to, it breaks our heart to not be able to take in a child. But for those who can open your hearts and  homes to the Jeffreys of the world. You will not regret it.

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The Vilification of Michael

On December 2, 2015, in San Bernardino, California there was a massacre by Islamic terrorists that left 14 dead and 21 injured. Among the dead is Nicholas Thalasinos or as I knew him Michael Thalasinos. Since his death, the Leftist media has been hateful and despicable. They have tried to cast him as some hateful bigot instead of a patriot. As some kind instigator instead of someone who had a just cause to distrust those of the Islamic faith.

The left doesn’t get the last word. I received an impression today and the impression said:”Don’t let the vultures get the last word. Write an article about him. Write an article about him now before you forget.” So here I am following my impression. So let me tell you about Michael or his true name Nicholas Thalasinos. He was a real funny man. He often made me laugh. While I only knew him through posts on Facebook  I still got to know the man.

Of course, the fact that he cares about Christ, unborn children and his fellow Jews makes him a bigot, someone who deserves to die because he believes in goodness. The way the media has gone out of their way to desecrate this man makes it evident that he was a man of good and honorable faith otherwise why attack him? Satan is strong and he is trying to tear down not only Christianity but America which has been a beacon  not only to Christianity but to all faiths.  Yet Islam is trying to take that inclusiveness that is America and dominate it out of existence.

I won’t give you a full view of the ugliness the press has done to diminish this man, but you should have a small example of what the Left is doing:

Thalasinos was an anti-government, anti-Islam, pro-NRA, rabidly anti-Planned Parenthood kinda guy, who posted that it would be “Freaking Awesome” if hateful Ann Coulter was named head of Homeland Security.

So as you can see if you are anti-Islam, pro-NRA and think Planned Parenthood should be brought up on human rights charges, like me and many others do you are a hateful bigot.  Oh and as for Ann Coulter Ms. Stasi, I got this little pic for you: FullSizeRender (1)

So I guess my liking Ann Coulter puts me in a position where I deserve to be killed. Michael was a good man with a good heart and cared about his country and his fellow man. He despised what the world was coming to and talked about it freely. To insinuate he is somehow culpable in the deaths of 14 people is absolutely abhorrent and Ms. Stasi should be sued and have everything taken away from her for her libellous depiction of a man she didn’t even know.

Oh and let’s look at Ms. Stasi’s facebook status:

To The Scum Bucket who stole my engagement ring in the women’s bathroom of the NY Daily News yesterday: Please know that you have just given yourself the worst possible karma.

Huh? Sounds rather hateful Ms Stasi. What kind of karma are you talking about? Obviously, such an expression calls for your death. I see how it is you can call people scum buckets when they upset you, but no one else is allowed to have upsetting emotions. Now, what if after you wrote that your office got sprayed down by the person you called a scum bucket and her husband and friend, would you be responsible for the deaths. You are nothing but a self-righteous hypocrite who has the audacity to demean a man you did not know.

Well let this be the real story of Nicholas Thalasinos. Let it be known that Linda Stasi is a liar and that Nicholas Thalasinos was a good and decent man. Let it be known he cared about truth,  dignity and that he loved this world as much as he could without becoming a part of it. Let it be known that Nicholas Thalasinos stood for what was right and died for what he believed in. Let it be known, he died a hero!