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If I Had The Might And Power Of God



If I had the power and might of God
There would be in the kingdom divisions
Animal, vegetable and mineral too
Each classified system taking its cue
Environmental balance will renew
Places in the sun give creatures their due
Reciprocal support will then accrue
Avoiding the untoward collisions

If I had the power and might of God
There would be an unlimited freedom
Even with "freewill," no reason to kill
Infringement on none when seeking a thrill
Mutual regard as large dreams each fulfill
Placid pursuits like a drop in a rill
Wishing all people the best and goodwill
Achieving confidence, poise and aplomb

If I had the might and power of God
There would be perfect human relations
Placing great love in the hearts of mankind
Gentle courtesy and kindness to bind
No discrimination or hate to blind
Sufficient bounty for each one to find
Health in all bodies and calm peace of mind
Joy and laughter throughout the creations

If I had the might and power of God
There would be an equal distribution
Of natural resources throughout the earth
Surface topography with fertile turf
No famine and shortage causing a dearth
No drought or flooding, no storms giving birth
To tempestuous seas shrinking land girth
The harmonious world constitution
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