Houston - we have a problem
confess that before the 2016 presidential election, I wasn’t interested or
concerned about participating in government or politics.
changed on Nov. 8, 2016.
It’s now painfully clear how important
it is to know what our elected politicians are doing on local, state and
national levels. It’s time to shake ourselves out of complacency. We must be
involved in directing our basic American rights, our policing, our healthcare,
our financial lives and more. Our families depend on us. The
best way to do this is to get to know your elected officials and to vote. Consider
running for office or supporting someone you think has the gifts to be a
politician. Our families are in crisis, our
healthcare is in crisis, immigrant families are in danger and law enforcement may
not be serving the interests of people of color We need people who serve the interests
of the majority of our communities These are my recommendations: Get together with your family, friends
Romans 8:38-39 For I have every confidence that nothing—not death, life, heavenly messengers, dark spirits, the present, the future, spiritual powers, height, depth, nor any created thing—can come between us and the love of God revealed in the Anointed, Jesus our Lord.
Feelings can lead us down torturous paths. Next time you face a daunting crisis whether it's in your mind or real --stop. Remember that nothing stops the love of Jesus. It's yours free! There's nothing you did to earn it! And it will not be withdrawn from you! It's called GRACE!
"We may feel at times that God has departed us from us, but that is when we have to believe his Word rather than our feelings." ~ RC Sproul Definition of grace: a : unmerited divine assistance given humans for their regeneration or sanctification b : a virtue coming from God c : a state of sanctification enjoyed through divine grace