Articles about Prayer

Prayer is, quite simply, talking to God.

While anybody can pray to anything – and many pray to all kinds of things – prayer could only be effective when received by a being that could respond to the prayer.

Some say that the secret to always having your prayers answered is to always pray for things that God wants. They say that God always says yes to those kind of prayers. Bologna.

Miranda asked: "If god already knows what we want, why pray?" That's a very good question, and one that lots of people have asked. I'm not sure that anyone has a complete answer...

One problem: I don't understand prayer. I'm not sure that anyone really does. Questions about prayer begin with "why pray?" and continue through "does God really wait for us to pray before acting?" and I will readily admit that I don't have an answer for either.

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