I just finished reading The Evolution of Faith by Philip Gulley. He has a very relevant quote on page 195: ".... It is therefore incumbent upon us to create heaven on earth for those who have known only hell. This was the heart of the prayer Jesus taught his followers, to work for God's kingdom on earth." It seems to me this fits into how we approach our political life as well as spiritual. If that is our job (to create heaven on earth, how can we cut the supports to help the poorest among us?
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