I, like everyone else who has opened Abby Johnson’s new book, UnPlanned, couldn’t put it down….
Abby’s book contains several insights, but what I gained most from reading UnPlanned was a better understanding of the abortion worker’s mind.
Abby challenged my preconceived notions from the start, literally, in her foreword…
Oh how we love to vilify our opponents.… How easy to assume that those on “our” side are right and wise and good; how those on “their” side are treacherous and foolish and deceptive. I have found right and good and wisdom on both sides. I have found foolishness and treachery and deception on both sides as well….
In all likelihood, as you look through the fence, you see faulty thinking and harmful behavior on the other side. Here’s my question for you: are you ready to look through the fence and see goodness, compassion, generosity, and self-sacrifice on the other side?
To be honest, not really. But because I trusted Abby as one of us now, and also as one speaking from experience, I decided to open my mind a little….
Coincidentally, Abby’s clinic was the first where the 40 Days for Life campaign was ever attempted.
It was intriguing to read the perspective of clinic workers observing that first historic 40 Days effort. Abby wrote….
Continue reading my column today, “Planned Parenthood’s unplanned pro-life advocate,” at WorldNetDaily.com.