Monday, October 1, 2012

40 Days for Life... and beyond

Close to 4,000 babies are aborted each day in the United States of America.

4,000. That is an estimated 1,460,000 a year. I just shake my head in disbelief. Really?

I am holding my babies a little closer today. I can't imagine my world without them.
They are the BEST decisions of my life.

"A person's a person no matter how small." - Dr. Seuss

This past weekend we had the privilege of standing guard at our local abortion clinic.
Waiting, watching, praying, and hoping that the men and women going in and out would somehow be touched by our presence and have a change of heart.

40 Days for Life is now taking place (September 26th - November 5th)!

You can be a part of this incredible pro-life movement too.
Prayers, fasting, and abortion clinic "guardians" are needed!
Every little sacrifice counts.

We brought our babies with us. I think they are such a testimony!
They enjoyed eating breakfast in the stroller and running up and down the sidewalk.

Signs of life in a culture of death.

It was overwhelming to think that as my healthy, beautiful children ran around outside of the clinic...
healthy, beautiful children were being executed inside.

They LOVED this sign.
They wanted to touch it. Whack it. Sit by it.
Haha. Oh boys! A good message though. So true.

Please do your part. Every effort counts. Here are some stats from 40 Days for Life's website...

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1,894 individual campaigns have taken place in 440 cities

More than 525,000 have joined together in an historic display of unity to pray and fast for an end to abortion

More than 15,000 church congregations have participated in the 40 Days for Life campaigns

Reports document 5,928 lives that have been spared from abortion — and those are just the ones we know about

69 abortion workers have quit their jobs and walked away from the abortion industry

24 abortion facilities completely shut down following local 40 Days for Life campaigns

Hundreds of women and men have been spared from the tragic effects of abortion, including a lifetime of regrets

More than 2,100 news stories have been featured in newspapers, magazines, radio shows and TV programs from coast to coast ... and overseas

Many people with past abortion experiences have stepped forward to begin post-abortion healing and recovery

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Pretty exciting! God is good.
Remember that this battle continues to rage even after the 40 days are over.
Let us take this effort beyond November 5th.
Let us look to a day where the womb is no longer the most dangerous place in the world.

If you, or someone you know, is in a crisis pregnancy or has had an abortion, there is help out there.
Don't be afraid to reach out.

Christian crisis pregnancy centers can be found for your location online.

Also - October Baby is an AWESOME and INSPIRING movie about a girl who survived a botched abortion that was just released on DVD & BluRay. We recently just added this title to our collection! This is a message full of HOPE, BEAUTY, and FORGIVENESS! Lots of resources to be found on the DVD!

Joining all my brothers and sisters in prayer these 40 Days for Life!
Praying for miracles.

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