Padre Steve begins this post with: “I go to bed tonight with a sense of foreboding for our country and the world and I cannot shake it.” I think many of us can relate — I know I certainly can. Please take a few minutes to read Padre’s words — words based on history. Thank you, Padre, for putting into words what so many of us are feeling.
Friends of Padre Steve’s World,
I go to bed tonight with a sense of foreboding for our country and the world and I cannot shake it. I feel darkness enveloping the United States as the President creates the dystopian world that he enunciated in his inaugural address. As I observe events on I am reminded of Barbara Tuchman’s description of Sir Edward Gray on the eve of the First World War, “Watching with his failing eyes, the lamps being lit in St. James Park, Grey was heard to remark that “the lamps are going out all over Europe; we shall not see them again in our lifetime.”
Today, Blacks, Jews and other minorities are being targeted and killed by Right Wing domestic terrorists including Police Officers. In Trump’s world a free press that reports the truth is the enemy of the people, bombs are being sent to political…
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