Lord, we are a hurting nation. We are an angry nation struggling to maintain its values while still dealing fairly with those who hate us. Guide our nation’s leaders during these difficult times. We trust in you, and long for your guidance, In your holy name. Amen.
-- Johnnie Mae Holland
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