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Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Exercising My Right To Vote

Yesterday was election day here. As I was researching and checking out the candidates, I really got into it. I was so excited to vote and 'cheer' on my choices!

Sadly, most of the folks I voted for didn't win (go figure), but I really enjoyed the process. It didn't take long to check out the candidates and now, when our school board makes national headlines (sigh), I know more of what's going on.

I vote when I can, but it always seems like the world is getting worse, doesn't it?

“If My people would but listen to Me,
if Israel would follow My ways,
how quickly would I subdue their enemies and turn My hand against their foes! (Psalm 81:13, 14 NIV84)

I don't really have anything profound to say, except these verses speak to me especially regarding our country's leadership. I pray our leaders will listen to the Lord and obey. Can you imagine how it'd be if these folks would obey God and not seek to please men? Wow.

2 comments:

{cuppakim} said...

how weird is this.
last night i read the wrong chapter in the psalms.

psalm 81 instead of 71. and i totally tweeted that SAME verse.

crazy.

if only we would listen, God would make things a lot easier.

crazy simple.

Jan said...

Amen to that!!!