These Two Things
Faith and trust. Both are being besmirched by policies and centers of power, and next week I will not chose to continue this for another four years.
Deceptive words come from those who would speak on issues of national policy ostensibly through the lens of my Christian faith; distortions come from those who speak the "truth" of science constrained, coerced or wooed by profit or political ends.
Science and faith: these two pillars are central to my understanding of what the world and the cosmos are fully about in a material and spiritual sense. And both have fallen into the hands of those who see both these realms of human understanding as tools that can be morphed to their needs of the hour.
I recommend the following articles that express some of my concerns on these critical matters.
Confessing Christ in a World of Violence "Faithfully confessing Christ is the church's task, and never more so than when its confession is co-opted by militarism and nationalism." ...from Sojourners Magazine.
The War on Science: White House disinformation in the face of unwelcome facts threatens everyone. From Orion