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A National Day of Prayer

by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Posted: May 3, 2018

Is it really what we claim?…

We pledge "one nation under God"
but isn't that a passing nod
to One who's blessed us far beyond
the depths that we deserve?

Today is called "A Day of Prayer."
And yet how many really care?
Are churches, mosques and synagogues
unlocked for those with faith?

If ever we had cause to pray
beseeching God to bend our way
it is this season in our land
when headlines stalk our hope.

May vain deceivers who conceal
be brought to light (the truth revealed)
and may our leaders turn to God
acknowledging their sin.

May we who follow those who lead
confront our prejudice and greed.
And may we ask Almighty God
to heal what now divides.

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Greg Asimakoupoulos (pronounced AWESOME-uh-COPE-uh-less) is an ordained minister, published author and chaplain to a retirement community in the Pacfic Northwest. Greg maintains a blog called Rhymes and Reasons, which he graciously provides to SeniorLifestyle.

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