I say: Seriously? We expected this, but... seriously??!!
John McCain says: I wish Godspeed to the man who was my former opponent and will be my president. And I call on all Americans, as I have often in this campaign, to not despair of our present difficulties, but to believe, always, in the promise and greatness of America, because nothing is inevitable here. Americans never quit. We never surrender. We never hide from history. We make history.
Deuteronomy 31 says: Be strong, courageous, and firm; fear not nor be in terror of [him], for it is the Lord your God Who goes with you; He will not fail you or forsake you.
(I wanted to pull out one of those "wicked prospering" verses but didn't out of respect for my Democrat friends... including my USA Today, attention-getting Grandma, who exasperated our family and voted blue.)
What's that other biblical word the Bible always tells us not to be? Oh yeah. Dismayed.
Dismay: (dĭs-mā') tr.v. dis·mayed, dis·may·ing, dis·mays
To destroy the courage or resolution of by exciting dread or apprehension.
To cause to lose enthusiasm; disillusion
To upset or alarm.
n. A sudden or complete loss of courage in the face of trouble or danger.
...Yep. I'm already a little dismayed. But I'll try hard not to be. I'll try not to be, even as I remember that He never lets go.... (I'm listening to this song on repeat today.)