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Be For Something

January 30, 2017

In the words of Micah… do justice, love kindness, walk humbly… by speaking out for something we do more than simply gripe… a former commander of mine in the AF advised us to bring solutions instead of complains and problems… we need balance. Thanks, Ronnie!

Ronnie McBrayer

rumiMore and more I’m finding I would rather be “for” something instead of “against” something. I’ve spent a good portion of my life protesting, criticizing, and opposing all types of organizations, exploitation, and wrong-doing. This hasn’t been wasteful. It has opened my eyes to inequality and injustice, and I have plenty of holy resistance left to give.

But maintaining only an “anti” attitude, honestly, is exhausting. Case in point is my religious world: For so long I sought to correct every theological mistake; critique every aberrant opinion; and tear down every oppressive denomination. But there was no place to stop and say, “Mission accomplished!” or rest in the knowledge that all things were as they should be.

With always another heretic to expose, another dogma to defend, and another issue to oppose, it was unending. Not to mention the fact that there was no way to check my self-righteous ego…

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