I have a massive head-ache so I don't think I will make much sense. As a result, I am just going to blog mindless ramblings.
In history today, we discussed some of the highlights from 2002 to today. I fired up the laptop and had Charlie (and the girls) watch a few minutes of Bush's inauguration and Obama's inauguration. A few observations.
1. At Bush's, a bunch of liberal democrats (or people who did not vote for Bush) broke through the barrier and had to be stopped by police and they shouted out threats and curses.
2. At Obama's inauguration, the people who did not vote for him (Bible clinging, gun clinging republicans to use Obama's words) quietly welcomed him into office without threats or drama.
3. When Bush came out to "hand over the keys" so to speak, he was booed.
So much for bringing the country together. It seems at a glance that while liberal Democrats are all for tolerance and acceptance, it is only on their terms. They've had control of Congress since 2006 and still they complained about everything that came down the pike. They've had opportunity for "change" and the only change that has happened over the past couple of years is everyone starting worshipping this guy who loves his country so much he has found time to write two books about himself (not his country) side-stepped questions, claims to love his family, yet leaves his own brother living in squallor. www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/barackobama/2590614/Barack-Obamas-lost-brother-found-in-Kenya.html
President Obama is a very eloquent speaker. I'll give him that. But it sounds very empty. I'll pray for him and I'll continue to pray for this country. I pray that he proves me wrong. I pray that he does great things. In the meantime, I will happily classify myself as one of the bitter clingers he has referred to and see if I can find a countdown to mark the end of an error.
In other news, my MIL does not look good. She knows she's dying. She might not know the details, but she knows. She told us two things when we all went to see her.
1. She never thought she would die like this. (In a nursing home? Don't worry, Mom. You will be brought home before you die and we will have hospice.)
2. Keep doing God's work. (That's our priority in life, Mom.)