Ever feel like this? You think someday you might?
Picture for a moment that the sea of stiff-armed sycophants are citizens of the cosmic empire of darkness and that’s you in the middle of the circle. You’re in “Babylon” and while the rest are currying the favor of their king, you remain unbowed and unbelieving, steadfastly loyal to your eternal citizenship.
Right now it may mean you get overlooked for that promotion, uninvited to that block party or left out of the family reunion. Perhaps laughed at or ridiculed behind your back or under people’s breaths. One day it might very possibly mean your life.
This lone figure, August Landmesser, was a member of the Nazi party from 1931-1935, but sent up for two years’ hard labor for fathering children with his Jewish wife, thereby “dishonoring his race.” Continue reading