Where Would We Go Today?


Where Would We Go Today?

We remember the Pilgrims,
And what they went though,
Echoed through the years,
To me and you.

Going for religious freedom,
To a New Land,
From England,
That brave band.

Where would we go today,
From the U.S.A.,
As our religious freedoms,
Are being chipped away?

What land has even a potential,
Where people could worship as they please.
And live out their faith,
At home and workplace with ease?

So, the question rises,
To be answered this Thanksgiving Day –
The Pilgrims came here,
But where would we go far away?

                                      — Charles B. Mayes

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