It’s the day after election day in the United States. Some folks are celebrating while others are licking their wounds. Yet the call on the day after the election is often the same.
As I’ve watched the local political races play out across social networks and in town discussions I’ve come up a good reason why I don’t endorse candidates for office, and *especially* for local office. Things get personal.
The communal effect of anxiety doesn’t need to be destructive. In fact, it can even be a sign of community health.
When we are offered an opportunity to show a millionth part of the understanding and grace that Brandt Jean showed in that courtroom, push the system to the corner where it belongs and show it. Let’s just stop saying, “Isn’t it great that he did that?” and start doing it ourselves.
Social media is important for how I function. But I am *not* comfortable on it.
Winning is NOT a virtue. And if we can’t figure that out I fear for our culture.