I Just Can’t Muster the Enthusiasm

necessary to get excited about the next Presidential election. Both major parties have proven to be major disappointments. Sure, there are a few individuals that are the exception, but they rarely get elected and if they do, learn very quickly they do not have the “power” they thought they would. That’s concerning Congress, I mean. As for President, his power is supposed to be limited as well, but we all know the current President is slowly doing away with that…right along with so many of the freedoms we enjoy.

But I digress.

I have always voted Republican. Shocked? Probably not. But even now I find no pride in admitting that. What the Republican Party represents to me is not what it represents any longer. It saddens me greatly that Senator McConnell is from my home state of Kentucky…and I “helped” put him there, securing his 30+ years political career, only to find out he is no different than the rest. Too much money is involved and we all know that, ultimately, that is what it is all about.

Anyway, so we have a few major names being tossed around as contenders for the Republican nomination. Ted Cruz, Ben Carson, Donald Trump and Mike Huckabee come to mind. While I must admit my first impression is that Trump has the business sense this country needs, I know nothing about his stance on what I consider more important matters: namely that which is honoring to God. Huckabee has been my choice for president since the first time he rallied for the Republican nod. He is a God-fearing man and that is what this country needs more than anything else.

But, still, it is difficult to get excited about the whole ordeal because I know Huckabee doesn’t have a chance. Not with the Republican nod and certainly not at the Presidency. That is because he does fear God and this country has shown it wants none of that. The past few weeks have been especially telling of the decline of America’s values and morality.

If I’m spilling my guts here, I may as well go all the way and admit that another reason I cannot get excited about the upcoming Presidential race is because I truly hope we are not here to see it! So few people understand what I mean, even Christians, but seriously….why would I cling to anything this wretched world has to offer in exchange for what Jesus has in store for His bride? Only September will tell what September brings; if anything life altering and immediate that is.

So, I continue to look up until He calls me home; occupying and serving him as He calls me while I await the Blessed Hope.