"Well, once Texas is forced to secede, it will remain a home to thriving businesses. They're already fleeing both coasts, in favor of Texas and Oklahoma. Heck, Beretta just shut down their plant in the NE corridor.
"I don't know how we know that OP failed to take appropriate action. From the world's perspective, yes. But: did God tell him to get going? or to stay put?
And that may be the question for OP: did God tell you to get…"