Greg Sisk captures my sentiments exactly
Jay Anderson gives us the next steps
Julie D sounds the call to soldier on.
The priest who celebrated Mass this morning is from Kenya. He said look at the media. The world is celebrating the election of another president of the United States. They would have celebrated, no matter who won. They are celebrating the success of American democracy. That said, he continued that there are many Americans who are very confused. People who seem to be very smart with advanced education and powerful positions do not see the stark reality of the sanctity of human life from conception to natural death. They cannot see that marriage is only between one man and one woman. They cannot see that children are gifts from God and are to be welcomed into our families. Therefore, we must not despair. We must be joyful so that we can be people of the Gospel, the Good News. We must be a light to shine on Truth and dispel the confusion.
Therefore, I will not mourn. From the words of today’s First Reading:
Do everything without grumbling or questioning,
that you may be blameless and innocent,
children of God without blemish
in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation,
among whom you shine like lights in the world,
as you hold on to the word of life,
so that my boast for the day of Christ may be
that I did not run in vain or labor in vain.