Thursday, March 26, 2015

Waiting on God

Psalm 16:11 - You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore. 

Isaiah 40:30-31 - Even youths shall faint and be weary, and young men shall fall exhausted; but they who wait for the Lord shall renew mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.

Lamentations 3:24-26 - "The Lord is my portion," says my soul, "therefore I will hope in him." The Lord is good to those who wait for him, to the soul who seeks him. It is good that one should wait quietly for the salvation of the Lord. 

Dear God, as much as I long to be able to fully wait on You, right now, I feel led to speak up and speak out against the atrocities of the evil GOP budget which is only going to add more burden to already broken states when it comes to making sure that the most vulnerable people in our country are taken care of. It has been appalling to see so many Christians who have expressed attitudes that are contrary to Your word on this matter. They would sooner starve and let the disabled die along with the elderly and the veterans because they think bloating the military budget and letting the rich pay less taxes is good. But in reality, even dating back to when Your Son walked the earth, that is not how government was supposed to work. To whom much has been given, much is asked. Whatsoever you do to the least of these, you do to me. Oh God, intervene today as the senate looks at that GOP budget filled with hate for the least of these. As MSNBC put it, that budget reflects their moral compass and the saddest part is that that budget is unChristian and antipatriotic, two things the GOP claims to be. God, all of our families that are struggling need Your intervention. We are people too. We deserve healthcare and food just as much as anyone else. And what did we ever do to them except be born? They call themselves pro-life yet they would rather strip us of our dignity and force us to go bankrupt and homeless without food or healthcare. If we have no access to affordable healthcare, we cannot work because we are dying. If we have no access to food, we are not productive. It's easy for them to sit there and think that the poor have it so easy because they get help while they sit in one of the fourteen rooms in one of their multi-million dollar house planning when they will next take another trip on one of their four yachts or helicopters. The reality is that the poor bust their butts only to be criticized by these arrogant fools. Some of them are poor because they are disabled and cannot work full time because their health causes them to have to be sitting through infusions every week or every month and in three or four different doctor's offices and waiting rooms. Some of them are poor because greedy employers making billions of dollars in a year don't pay them what they are actually worth. The reality is that the congress people are the real moochers. An article revealed that they get as much as $2000+ per day in food allowance. Now let's be real: a poor person on SNAP gets $189 per month! A DAV gets at most around $2500 per month! Yet the poor are the problem? Really? God, intervene and keep us provided for financially. The ACA has been a life saver for me. It has given me the opportunity to have real insurance for once on my life. And I did not fight for 6 years to have that right only to be sent backwards again. Thank You for the provisions I currently have. Thank You for opening my eyes to reality. In Jesus' Name, Amen!

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