"Walk By Faith, Not By Sight" 2 Corinthians 5:7

The Blame Game (and a tiny rant)

Let’s be the change we want to see in the world!

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So big government is destroying our economy, big agriculture is destroying our health, Hollywood is destroying our girls’ self-esteem, and corporate [insert country of choice here] is creating a greedy, consumeristic culture. Or so I’m told.

McDonald’s is making us fat.

The public schools are making our kids dumb.

The media is obliterating objectivity.

Everywhere we look, we see broken systems. It’s a problem of the human condition: humans are imperfect, therefore anything we create/maintain/build/do will be imperfect as well. Global unity and harmony may be a truly worthwhile dream, but it isn’t yet a reality.  So where does that leave us? What can we do when our children are at huge risks for diabetes and our money is nearly worthless? When we’re caught in the machine of consumerism because consuming is how you survive in this world?

We stop to remember that lying is a cooperative act.

Maybe the…

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