Wartime Prayer (World War II)

Dear Lord,

Lest I continue
My complacent way,
Help me to remember that somewhere,
Somehow out there
A man died for me today.
As long as there be war,
I then must
Ask and answer
Am I worth dying for?
From Joseph P. Lash, Eleanor and Franklin (New York: W.W. Norton and Company, Inc., 1971), 654.