CPAC 2014: Finding Balance Between Christianity and Politics


by Lydia Goodman

I confess. I am a “news junkie”. Every morning, I read headlines from around the world (there’s an app for that). Some I skip, but if time allows, I click on the provided link to find out more. On Facebook, friends and pages that I have “liked” deliver a wealth of information through memes, individual posts, or by posting breaking news-some of it true; some…not so much. The more I watch national and world events unfold, the more prone I am to “get into my head”, as one friend put it. To put it bluntly, I gravitate from anger to fear to depression. Everything is happening and changing too fast for me–whether it be societal issues, political issues, foreign issues, or domestic issues. Sometimes, I feel I can hardly catch my breath with all the upheaval in the world we are faced with.

When I started writing, I started from a position of “sum zero”. I had never been involved in politics or with a political party, and to be honest; I’m still not. I freely admit my naiveté, lack of knowledge, and lack of experience. As my editor can attest, this has caused me a lot of angst over the last two years. Don’t get me wrong. I know what I believe in and I know what (or whom) I stand for. I will never shy away from speaking out against policies and issues that are diametrically opposed to what I hold dear– while continuing to hold great admiration for those on “the front lines” battling for our country with unswerving conviction.

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