Today I was sort of surfing around, procrastinating on all the spring cleaning things I said I wanted to do today. I ended up stumbling upon pictures of Epiphany from around the world.
I was fascinated by the images in far away places – and it struck me like a ton of bricks –
In places like Romania, Bulgaria, Istanbul, Macedonia, all throughout Russia, and Palestine – these people were free to celebrate in public.
But here in America, the country founded on Christian principles and religious freedom – Christians have to be fearful about what they say and do.
As I thought about it further, it seems to me that we have been forced into a sea of conformity. Don’ think, don’t speak, don’t smoke, don’t joke, don’t make waves. Keep your mouth shut and get in the herd now you nice little sheep.
How far we have fallen…
If you have not listened to the speech given by Dr. Carson – go to the previous post here where you can watch it.
What do you think about the current state of freedoms in America today? Do you find our shrinking freedom disconcerting? Do you agree with Dr. Carson – that political correctness has hurt our country?