America First

Our new president gave a powerful inaugural speech. I could not help but hear a “me first” tone in it. I wondered about that “me first” or “us first,” if you will, tied in, if at all, with our Christian injunction to love our neighbor. If a tsunami overwhelms a neighbor, will we go to their help – simply because we are called to help others. Or, will we sit down and ask what’s in this for us?

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