My gf's family, and a lot of her friends are Christians, and when ever something's happening, I hear this phrase a lot. Once I had shared something, and someone said they'd be "praying for me." I…Continue
"I do think there is a connection between religious conservatism and a desire to not be nude. My girlfriend used to be super-religious (I've lightened her up later in the time we've been together, but she's not an atheist yet.) and…"
"Just say thanks. If they genuinely are going to pray for you, even though it won't do a thing, the sentiment behind it is kind, which can easily be respected in its own right. And if they are saying it in a passive- aggressive way because they…"
"I usually just take it as a complement, I still sometimes wonder though.. When people say that is it true? Do they really even take the time to pray for you/me? I have come to the conclusion that if someone states that they will pray for you…"
"I agree. If it's innocuous, I'd say, "Thanks." But there's always that one time out of ten when they are trying to guilt me into a conversion. I just give them a crooked smile and say, "Hey, whatever helps you sleep at…"
"I consider it annoying and presumptive even though I know they mean well.
I disagree, when someone says, in a debate context, they will pray for you, they are being condescending, that sense of 'mean well' you get is their lie."
"'It it annoys me to no end whem someone tells me they will pray for me and part of the reason it annoys me so much is, if someone says that to me, they obviously don't know me very well or they would not say that, and they don't…"
There are so many things that go on in my mind. I am eighteen, a senior, and a born and raised resident of San Antonio. There are a lot of people that don't like me,and it's understandable, I'm easy to hate.
Why are you here?
I want to believe in a god, but seeing evidence (or lack there of) makes that impossible.
The religion you left
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