A Prayer for the General Election

I know that the Church of England will put something out. Official C of E prayers are usually wordy, flowery, pious and rather cringe-worthy. I thought I would get ahead of the curve, and offer this effort. It is not elaborate, nor literary, but it maybe has the merit of being honest. Anyway, I shall try praying it over the next few weeks.

A Prayer for the Church of England for an Unexpected General Election

Dear Loving God,
You chose us, we didn’t choose you.
Now we have to choose.
Help us be nice to the canvassers,
Understand the issues,
Care for the poor and oppressed and
Cast our votes wisely and well.
And forgive all those who vote the wrong way.
Through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.