We may need a miracle this election season

Published 11:03 am Sunday, March 10, 2024

It’s been a while since I talked politics. But on Thursday, after I listened to the President of the United States give his State of the Union speech, I decided I would throw in my two cents.

First, I want to make it clear, I am not at all excited we will be having a rematch between two men that should be enjoying

While they may not need to be put out to pasture, I just think it is time someone from a younger generation takes on the job of

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I also think the country needs a reset.

There has just been too much water under the bridge for either candidate to really be effective.

And by that, I mean, I don’t think either of the candidates’ respective parties will be receptive to working together. They haven’t in the past eight years, as each man served his four-year term. So, what would give us reason to think this next go-round will be
any different.

I’m guessing it will just be the same old same old. If the Republican candidate wins, the mainstream media will continue to act as if the devil himself has taken control of the world, while the conservative channels will critique every blunder or literal misstep if the Democratic candidate were to be re-elected.

And with all this gnashing of teeth, what are these men’s constituents left to do?

Goodness, we need a major October surprise!

But what on earth could ever change the (as another president would say) trajectory of this unfortunate situation?

It would have to be nothing less than a miracle. I believe in miracles. I just can’t fathom how the Lord is going to work out this

Nonetheless we need him to step in.

And we need to do our part, too. By this I mean prayer. As in the case of miracles, there is always prayer that goes on behind the scenes.

Therefore, before it comes time to enclose yourself in a voting booth, say a little prayer.

A prayer that not just gives credence to the candidate of your choice, but prayers for leadership that will reignite and reunite these United States.

It’s time we come together for the good of all who live here and beyond.

Terri Cowart Frazier writes features for The Vicksburg Post. She can be reached at terri.fazier@vicksburgpost.com.

About Terri Cowart Frazier

Terri Frazier was born in Cleveland. Shortly afterward, the family moved to Vicksburg. She is a part-time reporter at The Vicksburg Post and is the editor of the Vicksburg Living Magazine, which has been awarded First Place by the Mississippi Press Association. She has also been the recipient of a First Place award in the MPA’s Better Newspaper Contest’s editorial division for the “Best Feature Story.”

Terri graduated from Warren Central High School and Mississippi State University where she received a bachelor’s degree in communications with an emphasis in public relations.

Prior to coming to work at The Post a little more than 10 years ago, she did some freelancing at the Jackson Free Press. But for most of her life, she enjoyed being a full-time stay at home mom.

Terri is a member of the Crawford Street United Methodist Church. She is a lifetime member of the Vicksburg Junior Auxiliary and is a past member of the Sampler Antique Club and Town and Country Garden Club. She is married to Dr. Walter Frazier.

“From staying informed with local governmental issues to hearing the stories of its people, a hometown newspaper is vital to a community. I have felt privileged to be part of a dedicated team at The Post throughout my tenure and hope that with theirs and with local support, I will be able to continue to grow and hone in on my skills as I help share the stories in Vicksburg. When asked what I like most about my job, my answer is always ‘the people.’

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