Not long ago, a reader who wrote to me demanded that I justify certain actions of our government. Though I always try to avoid discussing politics here, I felt a general clarification was in order.
We do not associate ourselves with the government. Sure, we're law-abiding citizens (though we aren't always treated as such), we pay our bills and vote and all, but our loyalty does not lie with the government, or with the modern state of
However wise, however convincing, however authoritative our official representatives may sound, the fact remains that most of them do not honor God, and therefore their judgment will always be twisted and lacking. There is little we can do about it, except console ourselves with the fact that God is in control and He is ever faithful.
Though I do not often write about it here on the blog, there is a darker side to our lives. We strive to live a normal life, and indeed, our day-to-day rhythm is calm and quiet. I share with you my daily activities of baking cakes or hanging clothes on the line, of basking in the glory of nature and open skies. We live in a beautiful, clean, quiet place. But yes, there is also a darker side.
There is instability and danger, and many streets called after people who were brutally murdered a mere year or two or three ago. If I start expanding on this, I will have to open a whole new blog with a different theme, and I do not have the time or mental energy to cope with that. Perhaps my husband might open such a blog, and then I'll lend him a hand – but I won't do it myself. I'm first and foremost a wife and mother, a keeper of the hearth and gates of my home.
I believe this is the closest I have ever come to raising a political issue here, or rather, as was my intention, to explaining just why I try to keep away from politics. They are flippantly changeable, unstable, unreliable, untrustworthy. God's divine instruction is eternal. We can never do wrong by abiding by His laws. The sense of peace this knowledge gives is overwhelming.