I wrote this post 4 years ago, but it seems more relevant now in the face of all the fear and negativity after the election. Sigh…please people, stop and think for a moment before you let your passions lead you to fighting with people you once loved.
(I will now get on my little soapbox and rant.) As the recent election draws near, I watch the political ads of the candidates running for president, read articles and listen to debates between acquaintances. I listen to both sides and watch friends, acquaintances and family members tear each other apart as they argue about which side is better and why. I read articles demeaning the beliefs and even the character of the people running for their parties. I see various ads on television doing the same thing and frankly, it makes me sick! I get so tired of seeing people tear each other down for their beliefs whether they be religious, political or otherwise.
How is it possible that sane, ordinary people who live and work side-by-side can suddenly began to see their neighbors, co-workers, and friends as their sworn enemy if they oppose their views? Whatever happened to…
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