June 22, 2017
This past week’s shooting was horrific and we hope for healing. However, in typical Washington fashion, an outcry of outrage happens, demonstrations of unity follow, and prayers that God heal the nation round out the list of action items, but the wounded political system remains.
Then a weekend comes, or a hot second passes, and it is back to business as usual with the hateful rhetoric. After former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords was shot, the time lapse was even shorter before the attack dogs were back out lapping water from the swamp.
I believe most of our elected officials are sincere in their outrage, hope for unity, and prayers; yet I do not believe God will heal our nation without us actually committed to changing our own individual hearts – and that must start now.
The majority of our U.S. House and Senate members are married. What if each went home and argued with their spouse in Washington tone? What if each firmly held their ground, claiming their spouse’s position is not good enough? What if each refused to cooperate or compromise with their spouse? Continue reading