Because Every Life Matters
By: Isabella Morganthal (19)
Have you noticed lately how self-centered the world has become? All about me, me, me. We fight for things when we want them and we fight for our rights.
Maybe that’s why it’s not that big of a surprise that the focus behind those who are pro-choice is the woman’s right to choose. It’s all about her. Her body. Her choice.
But the lie behind that?
It’s not actually her body. And in all actuality, it’s not her choice either.
If each one of us has the right to live however we want and we have the right to live life, than this choice is actually the unborn child’s choice. It is the unborn child’s life. Life begins at conception, so therefore this baby is a living human being who deserves the same rights as you and I.
Yet the world has created lies to cover up their selfishness. In order to continue living for themselves and being saturated in the “me culture,” they have created lies such as: “It’s only mass. It’s not a baby,” “It doesn’t feel pain,” “It is your body and you can do whatever you want.”
But those are lies.
The reason why I’m pro-life is simple.
Because every life matters.
If a baby came out of the womb and their heart was not beating, would the doctors and nurses not do everything in their power to get that life-holding organ to beat again? So why is it okay for them to stop the beating of a child’s heart in the womb? Even in the womb, that baby’s heart is beating. So what makes stopping that heart any different than stopping the heart of a child outside of the womb?
If you believe that your life matters, or your parent’s life matters, or your best friend’s life matters, then you must also believe that all life matters. For we are all humans and we are all created in the image of God, for Him and by Him. If every life matters, then the life of the unborn child should be held in just as high a regard as you think of your own life or the life of the one closest to you. And if we believe that life matters, then we must believe it is precious and deserves to be protected.
How do you protect life? Even the life of the unborn child?
There are so many ways you can be pro-life today. Spread the word about abortion. Tell others the facts, the problem, and how they can help be a part of the solution. Let others know that abortion is not a choice. Abortion is murdering a life that is very much living and can very much feel pain.
Educate yourself. Learn more about the facts so that you can defend pro-life and explain the horrors of abortion.
Get involved with organizations working to fight abortion and spreading the word about pro-life! Some great ones are: Save the Storks (www.savethestorks.com), National Right to Life (www.nrlc.org), Abort73 (www.abort73.com), and Rock for Life (www.rockforlife.org).
Support pregnant moms! Let them know they don’t have to face this alone. Throw baby showers for single moms-to-be, give them support, get them connected to help. Be there for them. By doing so, you could save a life.
We must not remain silent while a whole generation of children is dying in front of us. Let’s rise up and be their voice and defend them. Because life deserves to be defended and protected.
Because every life matters.
Isabella Morganthal is a 19 year old gem that is passionate about Jesus! She is a new edition to Christ Centered Girls writing team! So give her a good welcome! You can also check her out on her blog here: www.Jesusisworthitall.weebly.com