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My Thoughts on the Election

3rdCitizen Wrote: Nov 11, 2012 9:48 AM
On election night, when the Ohio results came in & it was clear the President would get a 2nd term, I felt as if I'd been punched in the stomach & then forced to drink poison. The day after, America didn't feel like America anymore. It seemed like a place where our most cherished ideals had no meaning, & those who most deserved to be rebuked had instead been rewarded, empowered &, worst of all, emboldened in their misguided, reprehensible policies. I was inconsolable because the pain was as great as my love for my country. That was in 2004. Now, finding myself on the other side of the experience, I won't gloat. I understand how bad it feels. We disagree about politics, but as a Christian & an American, I join you in prayer for our nation.
C.H. Wrote: Nov 11, 2012 10:19 AM
3rd: I am a Christian like you. I have to ask you how you can vote for the party that protects abortion, gay marriage and kicked God out at it's last convention. Wouldn't it be better to join the party that best represents your position of faith and your values then move that party to represent your position better?

I have received messages of concern for our nation’s future. As you know, we have been diligent in praying for God’s will to be done and the decision has been made. That does not mean we stop praying. No matter how you feel about the leadership of our country, they are our leaders and we must pray for them. We must continue to be diligent in praying for a spiritual revival in our nation—truly our greatest need.

One thing I sense in the messages I am receiving is fear. We must guard against this fear because we know “God did...