I’m back from Haiti. There will be plenty of reflecting on that in the coming weeks; small-scale and large-scale. But not yet. It’s good to be back, as well as a big culture shock and jolting transition back into the flow of our society. Being up in the mountains of Haiti with a people whose electricity only comes from a missions-organization-donated generator does that.
Here’s a classic quote from Dick Cheney today commenting on “terrorism,” a great re-entry into American society for me;
“These are evil people. And we’re not going to win this fight by turning the other cheek.”
Now you tell me if those are wise words or immoral words; short-sighted or long-sighted. If you’re a Christian, filter these comments through a Biblical perspective rather than a America-centered perspective and comment on their value. And if you find them deeply troubling, as I do, please tell me how George W, a supposedly “born-again” Christian, could make this man his right-hand advisor.