Wednesday, November 05, 2008

On This Day

I haven't ever posted anything political on my blog. At least I'm fairly certain I haven't. I use this blog mainly as a means to share pictures with family and friends and share scrapbooking stuff with my fellow scrapbookers. Do you hear a "but" coming? I also use this as a way to document life today for me and my family. So that being said, it's necessary to mention the election that took place yesterday.

I write this with mixed emotions. On one hand, I think we as a country made a huge mistake. However, I'm in the minority and thankfully we do live in a country where the people have the right to choose their own leader. THIS is a blessing, whether it turned out the way I think it should have or not. I still remain very concerned about the moral decline of this country, and I disagree with 0b@ma's economic policies 110%, but that doesn't change the fact that he will be our next president. As a friend of mine stated today on face book, I'm very thankful our founding fathers placed checks and balances in the system. So now, the prayers just change a bit.

I pray that God gives him wisdom.
I pray that God gives him guidance.
I pray that all the people that he has instilled such hope into, will now take that hope and make a difference in a positive way.
I pray that the historical significance that this election has, will help all people realize that it really is possible to achieve your goals, regardless of race or gender.
Regardless of how this turned out God is still in control. And the hope we have in him has always been there and will never EVER go away.
God Bless America
God Bless the 44th President of the United States.

5 comments:

Kim Holmes said...

I am so with you on this. I was explaining to my kids that in our country we have the priviledge of voting and helping to choose who we think is the right leader for our country. But after the voting is over---whether our candidate won or lost---the Bible tells us to honor and support our leaders. We have to have faith and trust that the Lord has a plan. It is our responsibilty now to support our President and pray for him and our country.

I am proud to be an American and even though I too voted for McCain -- I do see the historical significance of this election---I also felt that both men gave great speeches last night and if they meant what they said--then change is on the way. Maybe that is the Lord's plan.

Anonymous said...

Well, I sure did not think he would win, however he did. I was glad to see McCain give such a good and kind speach of acceptance of our new president. I am ancious to see what he does especially as he is given an update on the "secrets" of our nations information. It will be interesting to see if he stays as carismatic as he was as a candidate.
More pictures Please... grin Obie

Anonymous said...

Such an eloquent post!!! Thank, hon.

Aunt Joycee

Charin said...

Very well said, I agree! I want to think the best about Obama, but I just can't agree with him from a moral point of view.
But I *do* wish him the best, and I just hope that he makes good decisions.

Scrapper Mom said...

Well said, Leah! I completely agree. I did not vote for him, and I'm concerned, but now that he is to be the next president, all we can do is pray for him and our country and support him...it's Biblical.