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a Trumpite Twofer

Two Ways to be Fooled - Truth - Soren Kierkegaard

Those who continue to refuse to accept the truth about the lying pig in the White House, those that cannot bring themselves to accept the fact that BLOTUS is morally reprehensible, live in a self-deluded state. Yes, it is sad, but I believe it is also dangerous. What will happen when their bubble finally hits the sharp point of reality?

shame on us

Trump's followers:

“Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me.”

The Gospel Reading for this coming Sunday is the ninth chapter of John. It tells the story of religious leaders who refused to acknowledge the Lordship of Jesus even after it was proven that Jesus had healed a man born blind. One reason the religious leaders refused to believe was that the man was healed on the Sabbath, which broke the Jewish law. But in the end, they just refused to believe what they could see with their own eyes.

Far to many of us are fooling ourselves. We can see the truth of this administration, yet we choose not to believe what we know is true. Shame on us. Our disbelief does not change the facts. It does, however, keep us from enacting the change that needs to happen.