by Don Rodgers
David walked into camp. His fellow Israelites quaking in fear. He can’t believe they’re letting this bully scare them. It’s EXACTLY how I feel. He knows God can do it through him. So he just steps up in faith and fights. And takes out the bully. It’s past time to stop the bullies in America. ~ mm
This last weekend, I was feeling pretty run down as we saw martial law imposed with little objection in a major US city to capture just one man. The majority party in Denver continues to hammer at our liberties bent on using the remaining 16 days of the session to inflict more harm on our families and businesses making reversing the damage all but impossible. News story after story reflects the collapse of our culture, radicalization in our classrooms, and a national blindness to events abroad.
All this and it just did not seem the people were “getting” what is occurring around them. The normalcy bias seemed stronger than ever and the means to fight back appeared more limited than ever before, but then I received an e-mail that said, “David prevailed over the Philistine with a sling and a stone, and struck the Philistine and killed him. There was no sword in the hand of David”.
The “fight” really isn’t ours alone and the “profound effect of seeing God’s power work on our behalf is that our confidence is renewed to enter the fray.” This fight is temporary as our victory is already secure. America is founded on Truth, the natural law, and on Gods insight given to the men and women put in one place at a specific time in history to bring to the world the light that is America. It is a gift willed to us through blood and sacrifice.
Many have chosen to turn from that light, but there are enough to ensure it is not turned out. It is a struggle to stand against what is coming our way, but “our confidence is renewed to enter the fray.” We do not need a sword to win a victory that is already ours. We just need Faith and a fierce unwillingness to surrender what has been willed to us.
by Michelle Morin
Many times I am asked by some of the most well-intended yet concerned people, “Michelle, why do you do what you do? It all seems like a losing battle.”
Admittedly, the longer I engage in current events and politics, the more “interesting” it becomes. It’s a battle, to be sure. But a losing battle it is not.
Let me explain.
In politics along every rung, the stakes are high. Disturbing reality is that for the majority of (but to be very clear, not all) elected officials and those who surround them, it’s about preservation or acquisition of power and/or money. If paying close attention, true character and motive reveal themselves very quickly. And sadly the phrase, “With friends like you, who needs enemies?” is many times part of the political parcel. I often share, it’s like going back to kindergarten (for the past 5 years) and finally learning the basics of human nature. And the basics aren’t pretty.
Which brings me to this Easter weekend.
While perusing Facebook yesterday, Good Friday, I encountered a stunning photo of 3 wooden crosses. Immediately, these words came to me. I’ve added a bit since yesterday, but want to share with my readers and those who ask.
This is why I do what I do:
I can not fathom His love and His grace.
But I know He did it for me and in my place.
While it may seem that evil’s ways have been temporarily unleashed,
And while Truth is being spun as the new hate speech
There’s a very good reason never to cease
THIS is the proof there is eternal peace.
Until then I’ve got many jobs to do
Not unlike our nation’s founding fathers who also trusted and knew
That Freedom is so precious and it starts right here
With Sovereignty’s hand guiding there is no fear.
I owe Him my allegiance in the midst of it all.
Because He is the Victory before and after all.
Get out of my way if you don’t like Truth.
Because it really is finished.
This is the proof.
<Yes, intentional snark near the end.>
And now please, check out my Easter post.
No snark, just sweet celebration. Here.
Michelle Morin a conservative blogger and speaker for freedom and America’s founding principles. Join her for updates here.