Are we a stiff-necked people? Are we refusing to repent?
Are we on the edge of losing our freedom?
To maintain our consciences?
To educate children, ourselves in faith?
Do we see a connection between the state of our hearts and the state of our nation? That connection is real. We miss it to the peril of judgment.
I see more prayer efforts than I’ve seen during other election years. But who are we in our hearts?
Is our praying repentance or just begging favor?
Lord, forgive our sins. Convict us to turn from them. Hear our prayer.
Heal our land.
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When I was in fifth grade, I suffered a humiliating episode of isolation. Something had happened between the two most popular girls in the class causing them to hate each other with a previously unparalleled venom.
Each girl began to draw allies to her side and against the other girl. Soon two distinct groups formed with all the girls in one group hating all the girls in the other group and vice versa.
Somehow, I managed to miss the drama of how it had all unfolded. Maybe I had been sick at home or just not paying attention on the playground. I wasn’t part of either group. But sadly, not for lack of trying. Continue reading “The Election Year of Grown Up Mean Children”