Since September 22, people have been praying and fasting to bring about the end of the culture of death in our country and the world as part of the annual campaign 40 Days for Life. There have been times that our prayer has seemed to be in vain, but not today. Prayer is powerful, and is always secretly working even when we feel nothing is going right.
From today’s Post by Shawn Carney, Campaign Director for 40 Days for Life:
A 40 Days for Life coordinator received a call from a woman who was in tears. She is pregnant with her sixth child and her husband had been laid off from work. They’re struggling financially, trying to care for their five children in a two-bedroom apartment. ”She felt like her only option was to have an abortion,” said Wynette in Sacramento, “but her husband lovingly
encouraged her to call the number he found on our 40 Days for Life flier, which had been given to him at church the previous Sunday. He did not want his wife to abort their child.” This woman immediately connected with the 40 Days for Life volunteer — who also has five children … and her husband also hasn’t been able to find work lately. ”This turned a challenge into a mutual blessing,” Wynette said.
“The woman, who was strongly considering abortion, changed her mind and has chosen life, while also gaining a new friend in the 40 Days for Life volunteer … all the result of volunteers simply distributing 40 Days for Life fliers at local churches!”
To see photos of the 40 Days for Life vigil in Sacramento, please check out the: 40 Days Blog
The key to changing our culture from one of death to one of life is PRAYER. Please join us in these last days of the campaign.