Before this blog changed its focus, a few times I said that religion and politics were subjects I wanted to avoid. I was afraid of putting people off who may not agree with my political and religious beliefs. It’s ironic that now those two things seem to have become my main focus.
I feel called to write about them now because they are both so intertwined and both have been corrupted by unbridled greed and narcissism. This isn’t just partisan politics as usual. It’s not liberal vs. conservative. It’s not about transgender bathrooms or gay marriage or whether abortion should be federally funded or not.
We’re not in the same world anymore, when people could fight over whether George W. Bush or Barack Obama was the better president or had the better policies. Both men, in my opinion, were at heart moral men. Both made mistakes, sometimes…
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