Texas is #1 again


There are several rankings in which Texas comes out at or near the top. Many of these are undesirable lists to lead. Some are inadequate education, number of hungry, number of poor and now, a new one.

Texas is number 1 in the NATION for teen moms with more than one child. Inside that, Dallas is number one for repeat teen pregnancies. Referencing 2006 numbers, of the 3,739 teen mother births, 72 of those girls were age 14 or under. Yes, 14 OR UNDER.

We as Christians must do a better job of showing the unconditional Love of Jesus Christ in our world, our nation and apparently even our state and city. A book I just finished reading for entertainment ends with a quote by Odd Thomas, “No, we’re broken. A broken thing cannot fix itself.”

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