The “a” word: Abortion.
Is there a more emotional conversation in the current landscape of America? Probably not.
Go ahead. Throw stones.
Scream and shout.
Put labels on each other.
Picket. Protest. Make posters.
Conceive rhyming & non-rhyming phrases.
Hurl insults and judgments.
Murder. Murderous. Murdering. Murderers.
Use bible verses, statistics, graphic photos.
Do what you’ll do.
If I may, I’d just like to offer one simple alternative.
My views haven’t changed over the years. I’m against abortion. I believe it is a sin. I have no reticence or ambivalence. I believe it is absolutely and utterly tragic – for all involved. I believe God deeply grieves as with any injustice…but perhaps, a better way to articulate my convictions is that
I believe in the sanctity of life.
Left. Right. Center. Liberal. Conservative. Moderate.
Whatever your adjective, all Christians should be for the sanctity of life – from womb to tomb.
Not just our lives but their lives.
Not just American lives.
Not just the unborn babies’ life but the mother’s life;
Not just his life but her life.
All lives. Continue reading “Abortion? To whom it may concern: Imagine the possibilities. Imagine the story that can be lived…”