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February 04, 2008


Great points... thanks for sharing them.

You are so right,and your statements so correct. Frankly I don't beleive a word that falls from thier mouths in politics.

Having meet certain people and knowing things I feel sick on who can bring peace to a world that seems to lack so much in the next election.

Here in the "land of plenty" we have much. I want to social justice in the world. My heart also calls out to the Haitians who are turned away time and time again off the coast of Florida.

Our government pick and chooses who it saves outside of the country. They play with people's lives.

What are the answers... where is the social justice.



Bono's message is one that should be echoing from pulpits across America. Man! I got choked up! He's right! It resonated with me. It made me want to take action..........but what action! I am a "comfortable Christian". I attend my bible teaching church. The pastor adheres to solid biblical teaching. But no call to action!! It seems we're all asleep with our eyes wide open. Numb. Comfortable. Not really making a difference in this world full of needs. The truth is, the "poor" would not be welcome in my church. Would not feel welcome anyway unless they had a nice set of clothes on and could talk the Sunday morning talk.... Father, what to do...

I am at a point of confusion and disillusionment in regards to the church and politics. Does being a Christian really mean the only person I can vote for is a Republican? The great effort "Christians" put into getting "their man" into office...........Sometimes it feels like the pharisees of Jesus's day. We are still trying to bully and coerce the Romans. It does not feel right!

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