Did your vote make a difference?
As Christians God calls upon us to walk with Him. What does it mean to walk with God? Well, God is our Father, and we are His children. Therefore, when walk with God we hold His Hand. We ask for and accept His comfort and guidance. We obey His commands.
In His post, Salvageable asks us to consider “what if?” He looks at recent elections, and he asks us to consider alternative possibilities. What if the other guy had won? In truth, we have no way of knowing, but we can speculate. What if the other guy had won?
When we vote we choose for ourselves, our family, our friends and our neighbors. Together we choose the people who make laws and spend trillions of our dollars. Let us all hold our Lord’s Hand. Let us pray we choose wisely. Let us pray we don’t regret the candidate we supported and told others to support. Let us pray we vote wisely.
Every four years, they tell us that the upcoming election is vital—that the future of the nation and of the world depends upon the choices made by the voters. Every year a choice is made, and “time keeps on slipping into the future.” But, while historians tell us what happened and why and what it means, greater fun comes from finding answers to the question, “What if?” What if some of the key elections of the recent past had gone the other way? How would our nation and our world be different today?
What if Thomas Dewey had been elected President in 1948 instead of Harry Truman? What different courses might the Cold War have taken under Dewey’s leadership? How would Dewey have handled Korea? Would the 1950s economy have been robust with Dewey in the White House at the beginning of the 1950s? Would television have developed differently in…
View original post 329 more words