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HOW TO HEAL A NATION…a WORLD

If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land.

2ndChronicles 7:14 in the Holy Scriptureswoman prayingman prayingchild praying

Individuals do terrible things. Groups of people do terrible things. Nations do terrible things.  The numbers of attacks on people of the United States speak for themselves. (chart below)  Throughout the world, it is even worse where men, women and children, including Americans, were brutally attacked as they went about their everyday life.  Sandy Hook Elementary School was an attack on little children and teachers. Columbine was a high school filled with young people. VA Tech also had young people.   Again, the Scriptures warn us: “And whosoever shall offend one of [these] little ones that believe in me, it is better for him that a millstone was hanged about his neck, and he was cast into the sea.”  Mark 9:42

Attacks on people in USA

Victims from 1999-2017 Chart from BBC

We, who claim the name of Christ, must humble ourselves…pray…and ask for the healing that this world needs.  If we don’t, who will?

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WE ASK EVERYONE IF YOU READ A COMMENT TO PRAY A SINCERE AND FERVENT PRAYER.  MAY ALL THESE PRAYERS COME FROM AROUND THE WORLD TO OUR LORD IN HEAVEN THAT WE MAY HAVE THE HEALING SO DESPERATELY NEEDED. 


Sensible Words…finally

Trump and Bloomberg

President Trump and Michael Bloomberg

Michael Bloomberg has had some harsh words to describe our now President Trump during the campaign, but recently he has begun to sound more like his pragmatic side.

Who exactly is Michael Rubens Bloomberg?  He has been a Democrat…a Republican..and is now an Independent.   According to Wikipedia,  in brief Bloomberg was born in 1942. He is an American businessman, politician and philanthropist.  He is a billionaire, raking as one of the richest people in the world. However, he has joined The Giving Pledge where billionaires will give away at least half their wealth. He is the owner of Bloomberg L.P., a global financial services,  mass media, and software company.   Bloomberg served as Mayor of New York City for three terms. michael Rubens Bloomberg

Recently Lang of ABC News wrote an article that you may have missed.  She told what Michael Bloomberg, who did not vote for President Trump,  had to say about the now President Trump and what the politicians and the country should do.  It is a far cry from other things he has said, but his words are probably some of the most sensible and best advice that the country can have at this time.

Regardless of what your personal opinion of Mr. Bloomberg may be,  Boyer Writes felt it was important to pass this along to all our readers… for his recent words should be put into practice by everyone.   It is what our democracy is all about.

This is Lang’s article in its entirety:

“Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said America should “get behind” President Trump because “the public has spoken, whether you like the results or not,” during an appearance on ABC’s “The View.”

Bloomberg said that opposing a president just because of one’s alignment with another party is the wrong approach. He referred to a 2010 interview with The National Journal in which Mitch McConnell,  at the time the Senate minority leader, said, “The single most important thing we want to achieve is for President Obama to be a one-term president.”

“That’s my country. That’s my kids and grand-kids,” Bloomberg said of his reaction to McConnell’s statement. “You have to make it work. We have an election — whoever wins, you got to get behind.”

“He’s our president, and we need this country to be run well. I didn’t vote for him,” Bloomberg added. “Let’s just all hope that Donald Trump is a good president of the United States.”

Also a businessman and philanthropist, Bloomberg said Americans should direct their energy toward changing the outcome of the next election rather than fighting the current administration.

He said people in other countries “try to tear down the government and have a revolution” when their candidate doesn’t win but Americans should be more strategic.

“We should sit back and say, four years from now, how do I get my woman or man elected? And that’s very different,” he said. But Bloomberg said people should still fight policies they don’t agree with.

“You can protest. You can elect other officials, write letters, make phone calls,” he said. “But in the end, the public has spoken, whether you like the results or not.”

Bloomberg joked that Trump had “a little help from the Russians” in the 2016 election.

As for whether the result of Tuesday’s special election in Georgia has serious implications for the future of the Democratic Party,  Bloomberg warned people not to read too much into it.

But he said “one thing” the congressional race, won by Republican Karen Handel, showed was that “all the money in the world can’t buy an election.”

“The public is a lot smarter than people give them credit for,” Bloomberg said.

In the end, he said, it was Trump’s “Make America great again” message that resonated with voters.

“I don’t know what the ‘again’ means,” Bloomberg added. “We’re better today than we have ever been. Still, that’s the key.”

Post note:   We may want to think about that last sentence.  Are we in America truly “better today than we ever have been“?     Think about these words:

  • Divisiveness
  • Crime
  • Health and Addiction
  • Loss of employment
  • Race Relations
  • Respect for Law Enforcement, School Officials and Parents
  • Faith and Church Attendance
  • Patriotism 
  • World turmoil and terrorism

You decide if we measure up to other generations.  It is for certain that we must come together to make changes to all of these areas…through sensible thoughts, words and actions.   Yes, we must work together to make changes…starting within ourselves.

VIDEO:  Make me an Instrument of Thy Peace  (Prayer of St. Francis of Assisi) sung by The Canadian Tenors