In a blog posting Governor John Baldacci has offered his real views on homosexual marriage. I have never believed that he was truly undecided. I have always believed that he was being merely political as he pretended to "evolve."
He called a gay rights supporter yesterday. "I was extremely impressed by the arguments for both sides, but especially by the proponents," the governor reportedly said. "I was opposed to this for a long time, but people evolve, people change as time goes by."
I have always believed that homosexual marriage would happen on Governor Baldacci's watch. The only thing that surprises me a bit is the lack of character in our politicians. Pragmatism has truly taken the front seat in lawmaking and statecraft. Everything, even morality or understanding God, is a compromise now. Everything is up for grabs, and subject to a "negotiation."
This is an ancient problem. Pilate questioned Jesus. He said, "What is truth?" Jesus stood mute before him. In another place in the New Testament Jesus said, "I am the way, the truth and the life. No man comes to the father but by me." Pilate, as a Roman ruler was used to having to deal with a variety of truth claims. The truth stood before him but he didn't have eyes to see it.
The truth is that we can find rest for our souls in Him, and in Him alone. Maine will not continue as anything recognizeable without Christian theology, truth and reasoning. The Governor's embrace of the homosexual agenda is ominous.
We are headed into some very confusing decades indeed.