Lately I’ve heard some rather disturbing stuff.
Things that I don’t want to believe can ever happen here.
I thought that we’d learned from our experiences in World War 2 with the Japanese American internships.
I’m very afraid we haven’t.
At some point, the pictures we see, the eyewitness accounts we hear, and the stories out of the alternative news sites about what folks may be planning becomes harder to ignore.
I’ve heard things over the last week or two that make me think that maybe those stories aren’t all that off the mark.
Eyewitness things. From people I trust.
And today I had a conversation with one of my daughters about the violence that goes on in Mexico, and how it’s not safe. And I remember the pictures from the drug wars that I’ve seen.
Decapitated and mutilated bodies. Sheer animal violence.
And I’m reminded of the utter depravity that we humans can descend to. Worse than animals, I think.
All in the name of power. And money.
Are you ready to deal with that when it comes to your door?
There’s so much to do.
And I wonder every day if today is that day.
I know some of you will say that you’re going to put your faith in God and he’ll see you through.
That’s what Dietrich Bonhoeffer thought, and it didn’t stop the SS from hanging him with a wire noose.
That’s what the Jews thought as they were herded into cattle cars.
That’s what Roman Christians thought as they were thrown to the lions.
I don’t want to find out for myself as the front door is getting kicked in. Do you?
We still have choices. They dwindle by the day, but we still have choices.
Time to get off the ‘X’ folks … Before the chaos starts.
While you still can.