This essay is from Amish Peace: Simple Wisdom for a Complicated World. It was one of those conversations that has stayed close to my heart–a before and after moment. Just as relevant this week as it was eight years ago!
Election Night 2008
You cannot change life—because God on high,
controls this world with an all-seeing eye.
He makes the calls and you’re never alone;
all’s well in heaven and God’s on the throne.
It is Tuesday, November 4, 2008, the day our country is going to elect a new president. Throughout the day, I check in with news sources to listen to exit polls and election results. A little before 5 p.m., I pick up the leash to take the dog for a walk before the first polls close on Keep Reading…