The reality is that we must make a radical effort to reenter into community with our neighbors, parishioners, coworkers, and the like.
As I thought after my ridiculous meltdown yesterday, I realized that I had already noted the path ahead before: the small path.
This isn’t even about preserving any particular form of government. It’s about preserving the very things that make us human and, more importantly, Christian.
We must, of course, still argue for the good and true. We can never cede that ground.

But without efforts to build up the people around us into prosperous, virtuous people, it will be a giant waste of time.
I admittedly have always desired political power, but, knowing this to be a dangerous desire in me, I have shunned political involvement for so long. But, there undoubtedly is a way to build good things at small levels.
I do not want an elected position, but it does seem clear that I should, as someone who has at least extremely small influence in the world, to work with the ASP for a true Christian Democrat party.
And so I think I should become more involved in that, and further involve myself in my community. I should join more societies, more groups. Engage in more works.
I should go to adoration, and pray more fervently. I need to root out the sin in my own heart, so I can help others with theirs.

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