Excerpt from Charles Colson's book

         
Gideon's Torch.

         Ann went around to her side of the desk and scanned the opened appointment book. She sipped the hot coffee gratefully.

        "Please sit down," she said to the girl, gesturing toward a metal folding chair in front of the desk. "I'm Doctor Sloan. I understand you were given a hard time this morning."

        The girl perched nervously on the edge of the chair, hands still
in her pockets, head down. "It was awful," she said softly. They
said not to murder my baby. They said there was still time to
change my mind. They had big bloody posters of tiny babies..."

        Ann flushed, the familiar anger rising in her chest. It was one
thing to harass the strong, she thought. It was a pain, but she
could handle it. But here was this young girl, all alone, vulnerable.
It made Ann crazy. This was a medical procedure, for heaven's sake, perfectly legal, affordable, safe...and yet women across the country faced every obstacle these fanatics could  think of to keep them from exercising their rights. It infuriated her every time she thought about her own daughter and the future she faced...all the advances feminists had fought for, and women still couldn't freely control their own bodies and lives. It was insane.

        "What's your name?" she asked.

        "Sherry, the girl said, her head still down.

        "Sherry, those people are living in the Dark Ages. They're just
trying to impose their morality on you. They don't even care about
you; all they care about is their own agenda. But this is still America. You have the right to make your own choices."

        The girl looked up for the first time, and Ann was struck by
how much she reminded her of Lindsay.

        "They just made me feel so bad," Sherry said. "It's not like I'm
so crazy about having this done. It's just that I don't know what else to do. I'm in school, I don't have much money, I don't have anyone to fall back on."

        "I can understand if you're not happy about having an abortion
right now," Ann said. "I've dealt with thousands of women over
the years, and believe me, what you're feeling is normal. But you do have a right to make this decision. It's your choice - nobody else's. Probably now isn't the right time for you to continue a pregnancy. But it's up to you. Not a bunch of terrorists shoving posters in your face."

        Sherry sighed. "You said you've dealt with lots of women, " she said hesitantly. "How many of these do you think you've done? Abortions, I mean.

        Ann paused for a moment. She had left her gynecology practice during Lindsy's last year in elementary school. Now she served three clinics in three states - about six thousand procedures a year.

        "I've done this about thirty thousand times," she said. "And I
can't begin to tell you how many of those women told me that it was the best choice they ever made for themselves." She lowered her eyes as she took another big swallow of coffee.

THE GIRL SLID the gun from her pocket. The safety was off; the silencer was on. She kept it and her hands below the edge of the desk.

        "Thirty thousand babies," she said slowly, taking a deep breath.

"Then your own lips have condemned you."

        The doctor looked up, startled.

        Both of her gloved hands on the gun, the girl stood, raised the barrel quickly, and aimed at the quarter-sized round of skin between the woman's dark eyebrows.

        She gently squeezed the trigger, just as she had been taught.
There was a spitting sound and, simultaneously, the doctor's head
exploded against the wall behind the desk. A pink mist hung in
the air; the coffee cup dropped to the desk, spreading a brown stain across the appointment book. The doctor's body slid down in
the chair and to the floor.

        The girl turned, as she had practiced, slipped the pistol back in her pocket, and ran the few steps toward the door. She took the
key hanging from the deadbolt, closed the office door behind her,
and locked it. Hands back in her pockets, she moved quickly
down the hall.

        The woman who had escorted her into the clinic earlier
looked at her questioningly.

        "I'm sorry," the girl said. "I just can't go through with it. I've
got to get out of her." She moved toward the doors.

        The woman shrugged. Sometimes it happened; patients
panicked. Well, that made one less on the schedule.

        The girl burst through the front doors and pushed through the
protesters. They were still trading insults with the woman who had
brought the doctor her coffee. The cameras were rolling, and the
woman kept talking, jabbing her finger at the pro-lifers.

        The girl made her way through the crowd and around the corner.

The white van was waiting, its motor running. The side door slid open, she jumped inside, and the van pulled away from the curb, the Channel 4 logo on its side just a bit off-center.


Charles Colson


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Story of Gideon's Touch - the Holy Bible

Judges 7   King James Version (KJV)

1 Then Jerubbaal, who is Gideon, and all the people that were with him, rose up early, and pitched beside the well of Harod: so that the host of the Midianites were on the north side of them, by the hill of Moreh, in the valley.

2 And the Lord said unto Gideon, The people that are with thee are too many for me to give the Midianites into their hands, lest Israel vaunt themselves against me, saying, Mine own hand hath saved me.

3 Now therefore go to, proclaim in the ears of the people, saying, Whosoever is fearful and afraid, let him return and depart early from mount Gilead. And there returned of the people twenty and two thousand; and there remained ten thousand.

4 And the Lord said unto Gideon, The people are yet too many; bring them down unto the water, and I will try them for thee there: and it shall be, that of whom I say unto thee, This shall go with thee, the same shall go with thee; and of whomsoever I say unto thee, This shall not go with thee, the same shall not go.

5 So he brought down the people unto the water: and the Lord said unto Gideon, Every one that lappeth of the water with his tongue, as a dog lappeth, him shalt thou set by himself; likewise every one that boweth down upon his knees to drink.

6 And the number of them that lapped, putting their hand to their mouth, were three hundred men: but all the rest of the people bowed down upon their knees to drink water.

7 And the Lord said unto Gideon, By the three hundred men that lapped will I save you, and deliver the Midianites into thine hand: and let all the other people go every man unto his place.

8 So the people took victuals in their hand, and their trumpets: and he sent all the rest of Israel every man unto his tent, and retained those three hundred men: and the host of Midian was beneath him in the valley.

9 And it came to pass the same night, that the Lord said unto him, Arise, get thee down unto the host; for I have delivered it into thine hand.

10 But if thou fear to go down, go thou with Phurah thy servant down to the host:

11 And thou shalt hear what they say; and afterward shall thine hands be strengthened to go down unto the host. Then went he down with Phurah his servant unto the outside of the armed men that were in the host.

12 And the Midianites and the Amalekites and all the children of the east lay along in the valley like grasshoppers for multitude; and their camels were without number, as the sand by the sea side for multitude.

13 And when Gideon was come, behold, there was a man that told a dream unto his fellow, and said, Behold, I dreamed a dream, and, lo, a cake of barley bread tumbled into the host of Midian, and came unto a tent, and smote it that it fell, and overturned it, that the tent lay along.

14 And his fellow answered and said, This is nothing else save the sword of Gideon the son of Joash, a man of Israel: for into his hand hath God delivered Midian, and all the host.

15 And it was so, when Gideon heard the telling of the dream, and the interpretation thereof, that he worshipped, and returned into the host of Israel, and said, Arise; for the Lord hath delivered into your hand the host of Midian.

16 And he divided the three hundred men into three companies, and he put a trumpet in every man's hand, with empty pitchers, and lamps within the pitchers.

17 And he said unto them, Look on me, and do likewise: and, behold, when I come to the outside of the camp, it shall be that, as I do, so shall ye do.

18 When I blow with a trumpet, I and all that are with me, then blow ye the trumpets also on every side of all the camp, and say, The sword of the Lord, and of Gideon.

19 So Gideon, and the hundred men that were with him, came unto the outside of the camp in the beginning of the middle watch; and they had but newly set the watch: and they blew the trumpets, and brake the pitchers that were in their hands.

20 And the three companies blew the trumpets, and brake the pitchers, and held the lamps in their left hands, and the trumpets in their right hands to blow withal: and they cried, The sword of the Lord, and of Gideon.

21 And they stood every man in his place round about the camp; and all the host ran, and cried, and fled.

22 And the three hundred blew the trumpets, and the Lord set every man's sword against his fellow, even throughout all the host: and the host fled to Bethshittah in Zererath, and to the border of Abelmeholah, unto Tabbath.

23 And the men of Israel gathered themselves together out of Naphtali, and out of Asher, and out of all Manasseh, and pursued after the Midianites.

24 And Gideon sent messengers throughout all mount Ephraim, saying, come down against the Midianites, and take before them the waters unto Bethbarah and Jordan. Then all the men of Ephraim gathered themselves together, and took the waters unto Bethbarah and Jordan.

25 And they took two princes of the Midianites, Oreb and Zeeb; and they slew Oreb upon the rock Oreb, and Zeeb they slew at the winepress of Zeeb, and pursued Midian, and brought the heads of Oreb and Zeeb to Gideon on the other side Jordan.

King James Version (KJV)
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