For all of the other children who don’t make it out of the abortion clinic and for all the parents who have to hold the weight of their child’s death because they didn’t walk away, the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus is their hope just as it is our hope, and we get to be messengers of that lifeline.

After I explained my view in this way and showed her some images of abortion in the first trimester, she said, “You changed my mind in a way.”

When Ethan came back, it reminded me of how deep the desire is in the human spirit to truly understand why we are here.