The Great Divorce [10 Tips to Help Democrats and Republicans Find Peace]

It occurred to me recently that our country has experienced something similar to a divorce, “politically speaking.”

I suppose there’s always been tension between Democrats and Republicans (and other groups), but for some reason it seems to be getting worse. At least that is what the media would have us think. I know this is not true for everyone. Personally, I have lots of wonderful friends from various political thoughts, and we all get along and care for each other. But there are also lots of people who’ve experienced incredible heartache over political tensions, and have ended their relationships as a result. Going separate ways is not so much the problem (we are only human), it’s more about the inability to get along after a “divorce.”

This deeply sadness me, mostly because the ones who suffer the most are our children . . . and our future generations. Our children are watching. What are we teaching them in the way we handle our disagreements? Jesus said, “Blessed at the peace makers” (Matthew 5:9).

So how do we live peacefully with each other, in the same world, after a “divorce”? Continue reading “The Great Divorce [10 Tips to Help Democrats and Republicans Find Peace]”

PEACE IN POLITICS, IS IT POSSIBLE?

Peace in Politics, is it possible?

Peace in politics, is it really possible?

Imagine a world where every driver held to their own rules for the road. Or where each road had a different set of rules for drivers. There would be chaos, heartbreak, and lots of accidents. In my opinion, this is why our country is in chaos politically. Even our Constitution and Bill of Rights cannot prevent this, because even if we dissected every word, trying to come to some sort of universal definition and agreement about each word, we would still have our different views (rules for our road). For example: we can’t even agree on the definition of “life” as shown by our thoughts on abortion. The Constitution and Bill of Rights themselves allow for diversity in thought.  Continue reading “PEACE IN POLITICS, IS IT POSSIBLE?”