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Does it annoy or offend you if someone says (like if you are having a problem of some sort) Ill pray for you or I have been praying for you?
Answer by BrawnwynII at 11:10 AM on Jun. 1, 2012
Answer by butterflyblue19 at 11:00 AM on Jun. 1, 2012
Positive energy is positive energy, no matter what religion it comes from.
The only time I feel insulted is when it is said in a condescending and rude manner, such as the a family member recently said it ...."I will pray for her especially since she is a proclaimed Pagan Witch and truly believes in witchcraft She lives in darkness and sadness because she is so bitter and harbors lots a hatred. Please Pray for her so she may have light come into her household and into her heart."
Answer by SpiritedWitch at 11:42 AM on Jun. 1, 2012
Answer by 2autisticsmom at 11:10 AM on Jun. 1, 2012
I can't say that it offends me. Sometimes, it's clear that offence is the intent, but the way I look at it, prayer is at best calming, at worst, a waste of time, but it's not my time being wasted so it doesn't affect me. Prayer is nothing more than wishing, and if the person is wishing that I see things her way, it has no more affect than if I were to spend my time wishing she'd see things my way. Ultimately, I'm not hurt (or helped) by her prayers, so I can't be offended.
Answer by jsbenkert at 11:04 AM on Jun. 1, 2012
Answer by adnilm at 11:14 AM on Jun. 1, 2012
Answer by katiemomNY at 11:16 AM on Jun. 1, 2012
Answer by KristiS11384 at 11:41 AM on Jun. 1, 2012
Answer by BrawnwynII at 11:02 AM on Jun. 1, 2012
Answer by mommys2cupcakes at 11:09 AM on Jun. 1, 2012