The Wrong Lilies

The Wrong Lilies

Wednesday, August 7, 2013


Our American Constitution clearly provides for separation of church and state.  Most of us clearly profess that we prefer it that way.  That we are a diverse nation, and that all those of all faiths, and all of those with none, are both welcome and accepted.

And yet, there are those who proclaim we are a Christian nation, particularly because the so-called Christian faith is considered the majority here.

But as in a lot of aspects of modern life, we seem, in this country, to suffer a crisis of definition.

Personally we think that there are as many sects, religions, and attitudes as there are individuals in this country, and we think that is just fine.  On the other hand, it seems to be the worst possible hypocrisy, a true status of ‘taking God’s name in vain’, when folks invoke their religion, attach the name of that religion to our country without the consent of all, and then … do not understand their own religion, the one they claim belongs to us all.

So with those thoughts in mind, here’s something to think about:

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