Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Saw a side ad on FB that said “is America worse since Obama presidency?” I would think America is no worse, it is still America...however, life here is a little different than perhaps many of us remember from years gone by. I guess there is something to be said for progress, but I wonder how much we have lost. It seems we have sold our souls for a lot of glitter. It is probably good to remember that everything that glitters is not gold. Just like Esau, we have sold our birthright for a mess of porridge; well maybe not porridge. We can no longer consider this country to be the shining light on the hill. Why, even illegal Mexicans are running back across the border to Mexico. There was a time, in this country, when we as a people, trusted in God, and depended on Him for daily strength and sustenance. Those days were hard days...money was scarce, jobs were scarce, people depended upon God to brings in good crops, and to keep critters healthy until they could be slaughtered. To a large degree, God is now only the start of an expletive. If it is true that every time we speak the name of Jesus, or God, we are speaking a prayer, what does that say about our prayers? When we call upon God to damn something or someone, is it any wonder that so much of our world is going to hell in a handbasket? It is so true that we have lost our bearings, and our marbles. I truly am not surprised there is so much support for any belief that goes against belief in God, Jesus Christ, and the Holy Spirit. No, we are no longer a shining light on the hill...sadly, the darkness is growing around, and within us. We are oh so carefully and craftily extinguishing our light and our life. When there is no United States of America, where will we find ourselves?