“Only the strong survive…”

That’s the quote from the now former mayor of a city in Texas said in response to people seeking heat and power as a result of the winter storm in Texas and much of the middle portion of the country.

You can read the story here — https://www.cbsnews.com/news/tim-boyd-texas-mayor-colorado-city-resigns-power-outages/.

Real caring, right?

Here’s my favorite quote from the former mayor:

“No one owes you [or] your family anything; nor is it the local government’s responsibility to support you during trying times…



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Pastor Matthew Best

My name is Matthew Best. I’m an ELCA (Lutheran) pastor who attempts to translate church and churchy stuff into everyday language.