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Will I trust him…not with my life or yours.

I have to give one last political rant.

I am seeing good people, people who I believe are good Christians, talking about how the Country will now go back to Christian values and become Godly again.

I AM COMPLETELY BAFFLED.

You believe that Donald Trump is the person who will do this?

HOW?

Have you completely ignored his racism, his use and abuse of workers, his bankrupties, his mocking of a handicapped man, his plans to stop helping people/immigration? Have you completely ignored his own claims of sexual abuse towards women?

Is this who you see as bringing America back to Christian values?

Tell me you are against abortion. That I can understand. I may not completely agree with you, but I can understand your stance.

Tell me you wanted change. That I believe.

But to elect this man because you believe he is what God wants to make America more Christian goes against all the love, compassion, and goodness that I believe Jesus brought us.

Donald Trump is evil.

I fear for my daughters. I fear for my LBGT relatives and friends. I fear for my handicapped friends. I fear for my relatives and friends who are black, brown, or any other color that Trump doesn’t like. I fear for my relatives and friends who are of a different religion or background.

Know that I support you. Know that I will ALWAYS fight for you.

And to my friends who are proclaiming a win for Christianity, I am here for you too.  Because even though I believe differently, you are still my friends.

I will go on to fight the good fight.

There will be some good that comes out of this and that is the solidarity of many people who do believe in love and good.

That will be done in spite of President Elect Trump, because neither his words nor actions are either of those.

Donald Trump is not my kind of Christian.

Will I pray for him, yes.

Will I trust him…not with my life or yours.

Patty O

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  1. Jill #

    My college roommate sent me the following Bible verse yesterday to help calm and comfort me after this surprising election:

    Daniel 2:20-22 – “Blessed be the name of God forever and ever, to whom belong wisdom and might. He changes times and seasons; He removes kings and sets up kings; He gives wisdom to the wise and knowledge to those who have understanding; He reveals deep and hidden things; He knows what is in the darkness, and the light dwells with him.”

    While I don’t see Trump as a champion of Christian values, or even human decency and morality, for that matter, I have to trust that his win has happened for a reason not yet known to me.

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    November 10, 2016
    • Thank you for sharing the bible verse and your comments. I needed it also. And yes, I agree with you. I just felt so much angst at people who were claiming that Trump was going to make our Country Godly again. Baffled, just baffled.

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      November 10, 2016
  2. Tracy #

    Thank you Patty , I fear for my grandchildren , family , friends , and all those do not fit Trumps idea of what Christian should be .

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    November 11, 2016
  3. Betsy Miller #

    I couldn’t agree more – well saud

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    November 12, 2016

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