I also realize that throughout history and in my own life, times of hardship and lack of godly leadership, have lead the people to rise up and make changes in their own hearts and lives. We're already living in a dark world--how much darker does it have to get before our hearts are stirred beyond simply voting. Yes voting is important, but we cannot stop there.
Psalm 20:7-8 reminds us:
Some nations boast of their chariots and horses,
but we boast in the name of the Lord our God.
Those nations will fall down and collapse,
but we will rise up and stand firm.
I wrote my own poem that I hope is an encouragement to not dread tomorrow, but embrace the opportunity we have: