November 11, 2018
In this gospel reading, we heard Jesus warning his listeners about the scribes, then he contrasted them with the widow who gave her mites. I want to re-word Jesus' quote to use a different class of people to contrast a humble widow with.
“Beware of the politicians, who like to walk around in blue suits and red ties, and to be greeted with respect in the shopping malls, and to have the best seats in the house and places of honor at banquets! They devour peoples taxes and for the sake of appearance give long speeches.”
We just got through another election cycle. On the state and national levels, we were inundated with negative ads. The results are now in and did you hear what the pollsters have reported on Tuesday's outcomes? The consensus on the election is that 100% of Americans think 50% of Americans have lost their minds.