If you have studied history, you will recognize Julie’s allusion. If not, …. Well, if you are in favor of tearing down statues and portrait because they offend you, that probably explains why you are so easily offended.
Concentration camps happen when we lack knowledge and wisdom, when we refuse to put God first and forgive.
We have all sinned, and every sin is against God, even the ones we think are against us. Because we are His children, when we are disobedient and hurt another, He feels the wrong twice and more deeply than we ever will.
Pity we must those who will not repent and turn to Jesus. Pity those who offend God
“Sane people did what their neighbors did,
so that if any lunatics were at large, one might know and avoid them.”
George Eliot, Middlemarch
About 8 years ago, when I first began this little blog of mine, I posted a little disclaimer …
that being—as a newly retired teacher, I still felt as if I had a few things left
in me to teach..things that still needed to be studied…
Two key components to that need of continuing education were–
A) the history of our Western Civilization and that of her Judaeo Christian bedrock
on which it was built—as well as…
B) the importance of knowing from whence we came in order that we could know where
we were going.
There were also other pressing issues but knowing one’s history,
as well as one’s foundation, were the lynchpins.
And yet we are currently watching our culture throw that proverbial…
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