I’ve gone back and forth, and back and forth about publishing this post. Because, let’s be honest, a lady’s not supposed to talk about politics, religion or money.
But then, when have I ever followed the rules when it comes to that.
But my final push to publish this post came when I was having a quiet hour this afternoon, preparing to write tonight’s post…which was, admittedly, not this.
But I looked up today’s gospel reading (MT 19:16-22), and in very clear, very bold, very plain-as-day letters, I was given — nay, commanded — the “green light” to put this post out into the blogosphere.
You see, Jesus was asked what one must do to gain eternal life. To which He replied “Keep my commandments.”
And when asked “which ones?” the very first commandment out of Jesus’ mouth is, “You shall not kill.”
And in that moment, I knew I had to publish this post….