This is the generation that will abolish abortion

The Abortionists Wife

This is from the 40 Days for Life report, and is one of the coolest stories I have ever read from them.  I was in tears when I read about the abortionists teenager asking for prayer for their father.  Powerful

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Two years ago this month, former Planned Parenthood director Abby Johnson experienced a conversion after witnessing a live abortion on an ultrasound at her office in Texas.

She walked into my office at the Coalition for Life next door, told me her story, then resigned from the abortion industry.

I had known Abby for eight years before that day and I’d had multiple conversations with her through the fence outside Planned Parenthood. But after her conversion, I realized how much I didn’t know.

I didn’t know that her parents were pro-life and had been praying for her to leave Planned Parenthood.

I didn’t know her husband was pro-life and her job created tension in their family.

I didn’t know that before Abby saw that ultrasound, even she was starting to see that Planned Parenthood cares more about abortion than anything else.

We don’t know what God is doing behind the scenes. We must trust, we must pray — and we must know that our witness on the sidewalk is always part of a larger picture.

Here’s a story that shows what I mean. I’m not revealing names and locations, and I’ve changed some details. This is still a work in progress!

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THE ABORTIONIST’S WIFE
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A vigil participant was noticing that nearly all the cars in the abortion center parking lot were parked in the staff area — very few were in the area reserved for those with appointments. And that was good.

The volunteer was soon deep in prayer when the abortionist drove up — with his wife and their teenager. He got out of the car and headed toward the building while the wife and teen drove away.

The abortionist’s wife pulled up next to the vigil participant, rolled down her window and asked, “How are you doing?” The surprised volunteer answered, “Good! How about you?”

She responded, “I just wanted to tell you that I so appreciate what you do and how you are always so nice and respectful.” That simple response turned out to be the opening line in a very lengthy conversation.

The wife expressed her gratitude for the way the 40 Days for Life vigil is conducted. In another city, there is a group outside the abortion center that yells at her husband.

Here, however, he’s been told that the vigil participants are praying for him. “He just can’t understand how you can be so against what he does and yet so nice to him.”

She explained that her husband grew up in a home that had no use for religion — the concept is totally foreign to him. The volunteer promised to pray that he would be able to grasp — and eventually embrace — faith. The teen blurted out, “Please do!”

“I asked the abortionist’s wife to pray for me,” said the volunteer, “and she said she would.”

The wife said, “I’m really impressed that you believe in something so strongly and passionately that you’re willing to be here every week for years in every kind of weather.”

“There is much to meditate upon from this conversation,” said the 40 Days for Life volunteer. “It confirmed the constant presence, the peaceful method, the prayerful attitude. It helped give me a renewed sense of dedication to continually trying to get people to sign up so that we can have a constant presence on the sidewalk. We never know who will see us and when they will see us.

“God gave me an awesome story in order to ask once again for you to join us for 40 Days for Life. Please keep praying for an end to abortion and for ALL those involved. God is using us to help bring His children to Him — ALL of them!”

http://40daysforlife.com/

2 Comments

  1. Stephanie Laudicina
    Posted October 28, 2011 at 3:48 pm | Permalink

    This is an absolutely beautiful story 🙂

  2. Terry McDermott
    Posted November 14, 2011 at 6:33 pm | Permalink

    30 SILVER COINS

    The traitor Judas stands ahead,
    Of the abortionist whose patients are dead.
    This doctor of death rides a pale horse,
    Judas at least felt some remorse.
    Innocent blood he knew he betrayed,
    The killer of children just wants to get paid.
    He knows the truth but just won’t see,
    A field of blood, his legacy.
    A professional assassin, what could be worse,
    Driving to the gates of hell in his hearse.
    He steals God’s property with a knife,
    Always making sure he ends a life.
    He has a front row seat at Satan’s table,
    Nothing so evil since Cain killed Able.
    A sacred oath he has desecrated,
    The Prince of Darkness is elated.
    To do no harm was just a lie,
    His live patients always die.

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