I am with you

It has been a long and tumultuous Presidential campaign. We now have a President Elect.


To those who are tired of all the negativity, scandals, and fear-mongering of this election cycle on both sides; I am with you.

To those who feel forgotten by the system, the global economy, and a fast-paced / ever-changing technological world; I am with you.

To the women of this country and the world; I am with you.

To my LGBTQ+ family, friends, colleagues, neighbors, fellow citizens and their families; I am with you.

To my family, friends, colleagues, neighbors, and fellow citizens who are people of color; I am with you.

To those who came to this land simply seeking a better life for themselves and their loved ones, or are displaced throughout the world for a variety of reasons often outside of their control; I am with you.

To those who are differently-abled than I am; and/or struggle with their health; finances regarding their health; access to medicine and care; I am with you.

To those who struggle with poverty, homelessness, hunger, and underemployment; I am with you.

To those whose neighborhoods are full of fear, crime, violence and senseless death; I am with you.

To those who believe, pray and encounter the Divine differently than I do, or do not practice a faith at all; I am with you.

 

I will oppose the hate-filled rhetoric, actions and policies that blame, degrade, divide and discriminate against our shared humanity.

I will call upon our elected leaders in all levels of government as well as my fellow citizens to promote a renewed sense of community and the betterment of our society inclusive of all its people.

I will encourage people of faith to model love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generoisty, faithfulness, thoughfulness and self-control.

I will keep teaching my children to do justice, love mercy and walk humbly with thier God, and I will pick them back up when others push them around and knock them down.

I will be watching, listening and engaging. Closer than ever.

PGS

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About geoff sinibaldo

Follower of Jesus, Husband, Father, Son, Friend, Change Proponent, Goofball, Seeking Faithfulness in the 21st Century
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2 Responses to I am with you

  1. Morrissey, Margaret says:

    Thank you…. I needed to hear these words

    ________________________________

  2. Good job Pastor Geoff
    We will need it ❤️
    Tammie Pierson

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