Freedom, Equality, Justice and Peace

Dear President Trump.  Impressive words from you.  “We pay solemn tribute to our heroes of the past & dedicate ourselves to building a future of freedom, equality, justice & peace.”  Wonderful words.  I really do pray you mean them.  I pray you will act in all ways to fulfill them in your administration.  But… But… As our Lord says, “The Truth will make you free…”  And after reading some of your writings, listening to you flip flop in your speeches, and denigrate, abuse and insult vulnerable people I come to the conclusion, the truth is, you lie.  I believe loving my enemy is never losing hope that my enemy, you, can change.  Love means never giving up on that hope.  Love, in essence, is the triumph of hope over wisdom and experience.  My suspicious nature makes me wonder if “freedom, equality, justice and peace” are only for certain ‘Americans’ you approve of.  And definitely not for people you call “foreign.” I pray your view of people who deserve your compassion, respect and aid, expands to include those you have previously treated with disdain and cruelty.  I do have hope

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s