Today's Devotional Thought
January 25, 2019, By Rachel Piferi
There has been a lot of talk lately about abortion. We are currently in "sanctity of human life month" and we just passed the anniversary of Roe v. Wade. And then, there is the nationwide discussion of New York's controversial expansion of abortion legislation this week. The news media, my Facebook feed, and even casual conversation has been full of debates regarding whether a woman has a right to choose abortion.
And, do you know what I have thought lately? As I've listened to people talk about abortion and list the many reasons that they feel it is right or that it is wrong, I have started wondering which of those voices out there has really experienced it? Like, who is speaking from the very real experience of walking a road of a hopeless, lonely pregnancy in which they have to decide what to do? Who knows the burden of feeling that abortion is your only option? Who has truly had to make that choice?
Please don't get me wrong, I value people who care enough about issues to study them and articulate their views and help those going through situations that perhaps they haven't gone through. It's so important. But today, I wanted to add another voice to the conversation about abortion.
A voice from someone who knows what it feels like to be in a crisis pregnancy. A voice from someone who has had to make that choice.
And not only that, but today, I'm writing to those of you out there who are listening to all the discussion about abortion and all the arguments and are trying
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