I am a little weary of the pure celebration of the moment. Change is possible, but it is not immediate. Hope has won the day, but we are still in the fight. Obama now has to live up to his hype and prove that he is not only a black president, but a great one. He not only speaks eloquently but is true to his word. He has allowed us to re-imagine the world. Now we have to make that world come true.
I think Richard Rohr summed it up best today when he said, "Barack Obama needs and deserves our prayers for his continued wisdom and his protection. Let's send "the better angels of our nature" his way. "