5. Vote with acceptance.
No matter what the outcome on November 6, God is still greater than our meager attempts to find peace. No matter who is in control in the Senate, God can still work in the hearts and minds of people. No matter what happens in our voting places, we can always support the higher ground.
As we accept what the majority votes for, we can again be grateful for the democratic process that allows us the freedom to vote. We can pray for the newly elected officials and the tremendous work they must do each day. We can accept that we have done our part to vote our conscience and support those we believe will do the best job.
Acceptance means we trust God to work through human hearts and continue to weave together his plan to deliver all who believe in him. But if we are disappointed by the results, we still have the next voting cycle to make a difference. Again, a reason for gratitude.
So let’s approach November 6th with a new mindset—not laced with vengeance or a need to scream our disappointment with current policies. Let’s fill our social media posts with something positive that brings hope. Let’s act with Christ-like love toward everyone involved and trust God for the outcome.
RJ Thesman is a certified writing coach and the author of 11 books. You can connect with Thesman at https://RJThesman.net, on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
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