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once under God, valiant and free
cloaks itself in anxiety.

We are at war;
a dear generation dies off shore
but foes within are killing more.

News exhibits  
superstar addictions, tempers frayed
and fashion flaws as values fade.

Systems designed
to help, victimize and help themselves
while wages and jobs are withheld.

Social networks
brazen virtual contacts explore
where reality dares not go.

Dysfunction reigns
as though it were a badge of honor
instead of a trend of horror.

Leadership wanes;
the unworthy demand loyalty
crushing those with sagacity.

Where there is sin
the earth will heave for the innocent
and natural resources spent.

Life in extremes'
fast lane fades for a fledgling nation
that scorned its Godly foundation.

II Chronicles 7:14; Psalm 33:12 [KJV]
. . . if My people who are called by My name
will humble themselves, and pray
and seek My face, and turn from
their wicked ways,
then will I hear from heaven,
and will forgive their sin and
heal their land.
Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord . . .

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