Fear is the condition of being afraid, either real or imagined. Fear can paralyze the mind, causing it to wither and cower like a flower starved for water. However, if fear is looked at from a virtuous and discerning eye, the emotional time bomb called fear can instead be used in a positive way to launch an explosive, life changing moment that can better life, rather than cripple it.
We are now at a moment in history when fear is defining the future of America. It is a time when cowardly retreat is too often uttered, either directly or indirectly from the lips of our Commander-in-Chief, utterances that our Forefathers would have deemed treasonous.
Economic hardship from debilitating legislation, mounting national debt, eco-terrorism targeting our farms, clandestine police state surveillance, the humiliating desecration of our time- honored military, the government’s disdain for the First and Second Amendments, the opening of our borders to people who prefer not to assimilate, and Obama’s transparent partiality toward Allah and not the one true God who founded this great nation, are indeed all things to fear, but will cowardice solve these problems?
Our flag and everything it represents is being figuratively desecrated at the hands of those who detest the conservative values that helped America become the beacon of light for the world. Morally corrupt leaders speak for the politically correct few. Ethical standards are almost nonexistent; pride and profit the selfish motive, integrity and righteousness perceived deterrents to fame and success. America’s foundation was based on sacred honor, an honor based on honesty, unselfishness, and courage, courage that helped propel the ‘Home of the Brave’ to new heights. Where would America be without the heroism of George Washington? Where would America be without the unselfish courage of those brave men and women who love America and their freedom enough to give up their lives for it? Where would America be without the ordinary hard- working citizens who for generations have fueled the economy and taught their young to gratefully hold their hands over their hearts while singing the National Anthem?
Obama’s ‘Brave New World’ is ironically often referred to by progressives as the era of hope and change, but to Americans who drink from the well of life, and not the well of fear and intimidation, Obama’s political world is a ‘Grave New World’ that must be stopped.
2015 will be the year that our children and grandchildren will refer to as the year the American people exemplified the lyrics in the “The Home of the Brave,” the year when the hearts and souls of American’s will embrace the ‘fear’ time bomb and lob it back at the enemy.
On Tuesday, January 20th, Obama will deliver his sixth State of the Union address. As we have learned from the past he will deliver more false promises; words spoken under a cornice engraved with the words “In God We Trust.” We the People” trust that in the coming year, God will strengthen the fearful, disgrace the arrogant, and once again allow America to flourish and shine under His righteous grace.
“So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. All who rage against you will surely be ashamed and disgraced; those who oppose you will be as nothing and perish. Isaiah 41: 10-11