Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Protesting an election?
Civility is the root of civilization. Lets be civil about this transition folks. FB has reveled in the comments and memes designed to make the other person look stupid and us look brilliant. Both sides play a destructive game with no winners.
I did not waste my vote, I voted, and those who voted for President Elect Donald Trump will win the electoral college unless something evil lurks underneath the process.
The protests are so odd, so strange and completely undemocractic and unrepublican that the source must be something deeper. And the alienation that the left is feeling is probably not unlike the alienation I have felt in many election cycles. My reaction and those who share like convictions has not and would not reach this level and this length.
The healing of these feelings is possible, although the new people in power are already beginning to do and act in a way that causes power to corrupt in the first place.
I have a feeling that Christians were always supposed to stand between the two poles of expressing life, we are neither conservative nor liberal, we are citizens of another government of the heart under a new rule of life, being love and the spirit of reconciliation.
Not seeing too much of that spirit anywhere this week. Hoping for the best.