A Prayer For The 2016 Election
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A Prayer For The 2016 Election

The greatest thing we can do is love; love God, and love people.

A Prayer For The 2016 Election


The journey to this day has been atrocious, merciless, and forever unforgettable. Through the debates and campaigns, these candidates have stated words that will stay adhere to our minds for years to come, leaving many of us angry and fearful for the future of this country.

My question is this; why are we so easily persuaded by the words of a potential presidential leader and so oblivious to listen to the Word of God that has been there all along?

Due to the constant political talk through media, I have noticed the charisma of this country slowly deteriorate. Friends and family whom I have known all my life have showed a different, more barbaric side of who they are, one I never knew existed in the first place. We are becoming raged and full of hate towards one other due to a preference of either candidate.

I pray that our country comes to realize that the greatest thing we can do is love; love God, and love people.

I pray that we open our eyes to what this election truly consists of; the difference between a democracy and an anarchy. I pray that we realize how far we have come as a country and defend the rights we have fought so vigorously for. I pray that we come together and become aware of what is at stake in this election; our country.

May we come to the realization that America is already great and that no child should be raised racist, sexist, nor homophobic. May we be accepting and affectionate toward one other. May we know our worth and our potentinal as a country and may we follow Your word and choose a candidate that best represents it.


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