The saying goes that sin doesn’t happen with a big decision but a series of little ones. The idea is that a person doesn’t one day decide to have an affair but begins to wander that way by looking at a person in the wrong manner. So it is with taking a stand in everyday decisions against abortion. In a society desensitized toward so many things, where capitalism rules, by making small decisions in our circles of life, we can be accountable to the call of God in us to stand against the culture of death in our land.
Now let me say that I have no illusion my not patronizing a business means abortion will stop. Honestly, this column isn’t about boycotting businesses; it’s about going to sleep in peace knowing that when I had a choice I stood for the one that mattered.
Because of open media, we have access to things we may not have known even a decade ago. Organizations like Life Decisions International publish lists of businesses that fund abortion. Organizations like LifeSiteNews publish multiple articles a day to keep us aware of what’s happening. We have open donation records due to laws that require some funding is made public. Very often the information comes from the website or the business itself. If we’ll move from denial and open our eyes to what is before us, we’ll find a small inconvenience could be worth the price of peace before God. Instead of telling you what to do, I am going to tell you pieces of my own journey and encourage you to pray and seek the Lord in your own life in the areas in which He is speaking to you.
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