A Post-Election Reflection November 11, 2016
On election day, I was away for a few days of R&R with some friends, following our terrific Diocesan Convention featuring the Reverend Becca Stevens and some of her colleagues from Thistle Farms. I had voted by absentee ballot before leaving.
Thankfully, I was with a bishop colleague and friend that evening, watching and listening to the election returns. Like many others I was surprised and baffled at what was unfolding before me. My colleague from a southern state, less so. He had a better sense of what the outcome might be, even if it was not the outcome he desired. I could not, or would not, even allow myself to imagine the outcome that we woke to the next morning…
Continue reading this article on Green Mountain Bishop, the Rt. Rev. Thomas Ely’s personal blog: https://vtbishop10.wordpress.com/2016/11/11/pondering-the-election-results/