power goes to their heads

“The day the power of love overrules the love of power,
the world will know peace.”

Mahatma Gandhi

Ah, Spring Break.
The trees are budding, the cold ebbs and flows and the pollen lays like a thick
heavy yellow dusty blanket…

And since it is that time of year, the Mayor has called me to Atlanta for a few days—

And as I have been called into duty, my thoughts, during nap time, have been left to roam and ramble…

What is it about our politicians and the evolution of that hunger and lust for power and rule…
that uglier side of human nature—the side that leads those who are elected to lead…
to not only want more power but they appear to crave it and actually need it…

It is a vicious cycle which eventually leads them to use such power and cravings,
not to the advantage of those they serve…
but rather they use such, as well as those around them, to actually serve
them…an upside down role reversal…

It’s like something comes over them when they begin to see their office
chair as more of a throne.

And when meetings with the staff do not go as planned, well, they have a hissy fit…

And what about the spending of monies and time on things that are to their benefit and not
that of their constituents…

I will keep you posted on any new developments on this notion of politicians and power
when they eventually turn their backs to the truth…

But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you,
and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.”

Acts 1:8

26 comments on “power goes to their heads

  1. SharaC says:

    So true… so funny… and she is just so cute! The best kind of writers inspiration

  2. hatrack4 says:

    Cute. Sure the mayor is cute, but the way you weaved the photos with your political statement. Well done.

  3. Absolutely precious! 😀😍🙌

  4. atimetoshare.me says:

    I love that kid. I’ll probably never get to meet her, so give her a few Kathy hugs from me.

  5. lynnabbott says:

    Very funny, Julie!! And the Mayor is more beautiful than ever!! 💜💜

  6. Reblogged this on Talmidimblogging and commented:
    😍😍😍😍 So adorable 🐛

  7. Cute post, and even cuter “Mayor.”

  8. oneta hayes says:

    Love her little bare feet. She sleeps so pretty. Her sleeping partner is quite pretty too.

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