Some zealots believe America is at some cosmic pivot equal to Russia 1917, Germany 1932 or maybe Chile 1973. Opponents are Communists or Fascists. We are the angels of light who bear truth against demons. But the reality is almost always more mercifully banal. Christian Realism & discernment accept that we live amid a melange of complicated opportunities, none of them ideal. But God is with us, judging, forgiving and guiding. Our politics should be modest, patient and thankful. It could be worse. By His grace, it may become better.
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