roeToday, Jan. 22 marks the 42nd anniversary of Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton, the U.S. Supreme Court decisions allowing a pre-born baby’s life to be taken for any reason before viability. (States still determine at which trimester—if at all—abortions are prohibited.) This causes me to stop and consider the dullness of my own heart. Forty-two years of legalized abortion in America has led to 57 million abortions. This number is too large for my heart to grasp. The following quote is painfully true (please consider the source): “One death is a tragedy; one million is a statistic.” —Joseph Stalin On this solemn anniversary, let’s renew our determination not only to faithfully pray and steadily work for the ending of abortion—but also to keep our hearts tender toward the reality of these deaths, and as many wounded mothers and fathers. That’s hard! The pain can be overwhelming at times. When I’m tempted to turn away from the reality of abortion, I’m reminded of the messianic prophesy of Isaiah 42:1-4: More