Quote of the Week

“We will all die one day. That is one of the few things we can be sure of. But will we die well? That is less certain. Dying well means dying for others, making our lives fruitful for those we leave behind. The big question, therefore, is not ‘What can I still do in the years I have left to live?’ but ‘how can I prepare myself for my death so that my life can continue to bear fruit in the generations that will follow me?

Henry Nouwen



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The Demonic Triad

We're now two weeks away from one of the most consequential elections of our lifetime.

I want us to ascend from hovering over the swamp and take a sweeping 30,000 foot view from a visual airliner.

I've been thinking recently about one of the most important clauses in Abraham Lincoln's famous Gettysburg Address: "that government of the people, by the people, and for the people should not perish from the earth."

That sentence is in serious jeopardy in 2016 America. Why?

Because of a Demonic Triad.

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If You Don't Like the Person, Vote for the Only Party with a Bailing Can and Some Life Preservers

If it hasn't been obvious for years, the Wikileaks revelations make one thing abundantly clear:

The Democrat Party in the United States is wittingly or unwittingly committed to elitist attitudes and policies that could destroy the American republic.

Actually, they've been quite effective at it during the past forty years because an unthinking, complacent and immoral populace have allowed them to do so.

With three weeks left until one of the most consequential elections of our lives, and with two poor presidential candidates leading the major parties, I have one practical suggestion to make (outside of fervent prayer):

If you don't like the person, vote for the only party that still possesses a bailing can and some life preservers.

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