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Tuesday; November 6

Today is the day many of us have been looking forward to for a while.  Not only it is election day, it is also the last day for political ads – maybe some honesty and civility can return to our society.  As I think about elections I am intrigued by how important they to some people and how personal they seem to take it.  Unfortunately, that has translated into a blindness that seems to overwhelm the Biblical admonition, “Let your speech always be with grace, as though seasoned with salt, so that you will know how you should respond to each person.” (Colossians 4:6).           As we prepare for the post-election life together, let’s remember a few basic principles: 1)  As members of a free and open society, we all have the right to speak our mind and vote our conscience.  Just because you disagree with me doesn’t make you a bad (or ignorant person).  Our political system is based on the principle that the people effected by the process should have a voice in the process.  Debat…