When I read Insanitybytes22 post, I thought of this post, https://citizentom.com/2020/08/25/shoot-me-i-am-a-domestic-enemy-of-the-state/.
Imagine being President Donald Trump. I don’t if he is a good Christian or not, but much of what he must do is just stand and bear the wrath of his opponents.
How well do the rest of us do at standing? Contemplate Ephesians 6:10-20. Think about what that means. When you are president, a secular job with a spiritual purpose, when you are trying to reason with unreasonable people often all you can do is mutter Bible passages to yourself.
I landed here in the 9th circuit of hell quite against my will some 45 years ago. My parents fled here, from Hawaii at the time. Hawaii really is my spiritual home, paradise, so the shift from the tropics to the grey, rainy, hostility of the PNW was a shock to the system already.
And by “hostility” I hope it’s quite clear I’m not just talking about the weather. Hawaii is (or was) very family oriented, a blending of cultures, everyone is your aunt, and kid’s sports matter. It’s a tight knit community in a way. Contrast that to a land where family, tradition, respect, roles, has now been totally replaced by politics, ideology, and shared beliefs. Rugged individualism rules the day. Family isn’t “family,” family looks like whatever we want it to, and you can choose your “family” just as you can choose your gender. Also, if you don’t…
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