Never expect anything in return for being part of the Church. Instead, just feel blessed when you are blessed. Give thanks to God because every good and perfect gift comes from Him. People are just people. They will fail you.
How is it that America came to be one of the greatest nations ever built? She is not perfect, not without fault. But she is nearing the end of the typical lifecycle, which would be tragic. The crushing weight of both government and industry out of control will destroy her. We don’t have a political or economic problem, we have a sin problem as dark as the heart of men.