As I write this on Tuesday night around 10 pm, the Presidential race is too close to call -- who knows what the morning will bring...
As this seemingly interminable election season draws to a close, I've found myself thinking about the Cherokee custom of 'going to water' -- a cleansing ritual described as being "for the explicit purpose of rekindling relationships, requesting forgiveness for inappropriate conduct during the previous year, and cleansing the minds of Cherokee people of any negative thoughts toward others. . . . "
I think the American people as a whole could use this ritual -- no matter who we voted for, no matter who wins. . .
And I'd really like to see the entire Congress wading into the Potomac, reciting the traditional prayer