Easter reminds us that just as Jesus was reborn as a higher eternal form of himself, that we can and must strive to do this same. Life and freedom are the twin gifts the Creator has given to us. As one or the other becomes diminished, their restoration, rebirth, resurrection, once started becomes a force of nature.
God our Father, Giver of life, we entrust the United States of America to Your loving care.
Yes, life itself is worth defending, but life itself is not what makes us in God's image. It is freedom, the freedom to choose, and yes, to fail that is worth fighting for. It is free will, not safety that allows humans to achieve greatness.
Merry Christmas to all our followers and readers!
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Of course it would be hard to give billions of people what they want, anyway that’s Santa’s gig. The world need so many things, some of them greatly. The world also has a lot already-- technology, information, skyscrapers. What does it really need?
God our Father,
Giver of life,
we entrust the United States of America to Your loving