Day: February 19, 2013

Save Me From Myself

The way You have laid open before me is an easy way, compared with the hard way of my own will which leads back to Egypt, and to bricks without straw. If you allow people to praise me, I shall worry even less, but be glad. If You send me work I shall embrace it with joy and it will be rest to me, because it is Your will. And if You send me rest, I will rest in You.

A GOP dilemma: how to reach young people without alienating evangelicals

Again and again, Draper quotes conservative twenty-somethings as gung-ho for libertarian economics but wanting no part of GOP moral crusades. As he remarks in a “behind-the-story” interview, “[N]early all of them believe that the party is fighting a losing battle on gay marriage and should adopt a kinder, gentler approach to other incendiary social issues like abortion.” Being anti-science doesn’t help either.