This has been one of the craziest elections in history. Most are relieved this day is finally here.
There’s always been partisan differences in America, but the levels of division are unprecedented in modern history.
Faithwire reached out to several individuals to get their take on how we, as a society, can begin to heal the wounds and start the long road to recovery.
“This election has challenged me. This process has grabbed me and pulled me down” said an emotionally drained Sean Astin. The famed actor is an ardent Hillary Clinton supporter and says he has received an incredible amount of vitriol and hatred thrown his way because of it.
Actress Candace Cameron Bure urged Americans to put aside differences, saying “We need to come together in unity” after this heated contest.
Conservative commentator SE Cupp added that “Even though tensions are high and we’re all very passionate – let’s be civil. Let’s be nice to one another.”
NFL tight end Benjamin Watson also urged people who disagree vehemently to find a way to do so without becoming enemies. “We need to engage with each other with respect and love even if we disagree.”
GMA host Paula Faris reminded people of faith that the world will be watching. “People are going to be looking to Christians especially to see how to respond to discord” she said.
“They will know we are Christians by our love from one another. Our hope doesn’t come from man, our hope comes from above.”