Here’s the thing, when we suffer loss, we turn inward. It’s necessary. We self-protect. But we don’t have to stay there! We can get up and move on!
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.
Sometimes I have flown to the sun as the golden boy, and sometimes my wax wings have melted and I have plummeted back to Earth in a heap. I’m not any different, really, than anyone.
Relationships matter. Friends matter. So where do I draw my lines?
That night I resolved to work through my beliefs and scripture until I had found a place of consistency and integrity in my convictions. I was turning from conviction to logical conviction. Changes needed to be made. Contradiction kills logical conviction.
I’m tired. I’m so very tired of the anger, hubris and self-righteousness exhibited by both sides of this continual political fracas that we are living in. It… Read more “Narrow Road: A few thoughts on our divided political culture.”
And here’s the disturbing part, my confession if you will: I have been waiting for the other shoe to drop, as the colloquialism says.