April 20, 2014 in Commentary
Politics, policy and the movement are all important. In many ways they are the defining elements of many of our lives. But the beauty of Pascha and the Paschal season, is that it gives us a time to bring before us, why we fight. From Palm Sunday, through Good Friday and ultimately to Pascha, it gives us a chance to put the Right Wing movement into perspective.
Race is important, the movement and organizations associated with nationalism are key to the survival of Western Civilization, but all of it is irrelevant without the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. Think for a moment, if everything about Jesus and His movement was real, including the miracles, rising Lazarus from the dead and his Passion all occurred, yet He did not rise on Sunday, Jesus Christ would be a fraud and a liar. If then Jesus Christ was a liar, there would be no point to the Right Wing, as all that we would have on this earth is a shallow nihilism that would end the minute our hearts stop beating.
Far too often, in the heat of the Right Wing fight for “God, Family and Nation” we let our passions and zeal for revolutionary change, overpower our wills to follow Christ. We are Right Wing because we follow Christ, not that we follow Christ because it is the Right Wing thing to do. Read the rest of this entry →