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After filling in the ovals …

November 6, 2012

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Knowing that the world faces issues far deeper than any one election can address — and knowing that most of the choices before me presented capable people who, nevertheless, make lousy Messiahs, and knowing that some of these capable people portrayed themselves as near-Messiahs while hinting that their opponents were the devil incarnate, and knowing […]

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An election-day prayer

November 6, 2012

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My friend Alexei Laushkin published the following prayer on his site, FOOLISHCONFIDENCE (find it here).  I can’t really improve on it:  Lord we acknowledge you as Lord over this land. We pray for wisdom as we set out to vote today. Help us see your heart for the unborn, the marginalized, the poor. Your heart […]

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