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Could you possibly............ .....

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j08 Sat 30-Mar-13 09:31:22

be kind enough to tell me if you believe in the power of prayer. I know this is a very personal field, but it would be lovely if you could just post Yes or No. People who have never posted anything before are doubly welcome. smile

Nobody would come back to bite you whichever way you posted. They won't dare. (my bite can be worse than any others)

I guess, being Easter this is primarily aimed at Christians, but any God is fine with me. smile

Happy Easter to you, whether you believe or not. x

Gorki Sat 30-Mar-13 09:33:45


ginny Sat 30-Mar-13 09:35:34


celebgran Sat 30-Mar-13 09:52:47

Yes and no! Trust me be different!

Prayed so hard last 4 years not helped a jot but I suppose I have had strength to cope!

Having faith helps of course.

MiceElf Sat 30-Mar-13 09:52:55

Could you explain to me what you mean by 'the power of prayer'.

whenim64 Sat 30-Mar-13 09:56:18

No, don't pray to a god, if that's what you mean, Jingle.

LullyDully Sat 30-Mar-13 09:56:42

Would like to believe but not sure I do. Seems to work for others .

j08 Sat 30-Mar-13 10:00:42

I simply mean do you believe in doing some praying. Anytime. Any given circumstances.

Hunt Sat 30-Mar-13 10:07:11


dustyangel Sat 30-Mar-13 10:15:14

Yes, Happy Easter everyone.

nightowl Sat 30-Mar-13 10:15:51

Yes is the simple answer though I could elaborate.

ninathenana Sat 30-Mar-13 10:32:04

Yes I pray but only in times of need

vampirequeen Sat 30-Mar-13 10:36:49

If you count arguing with him and telling him what I think then yes.

PRINTMISS Sat 30-Mar-13 10:42:09

Yes - a prayer ever night in thanks for what we have, makes me feel better, somehow.

sunseeker Sat 30-Mar-13 11:23:28


Greatnan Sat 30-Mar-13 11:28:06

No. But I believe there may be a placebo effect for people who do believe in it.

MiceElf Sat 30-Mar-13 11:54:52

Yes. But not for an effect.

Mishap Sat 30-Mar-13 12:02:35

No - as I do not believe there is anyone listening
Yes - I do believe that others praying for you is psychologically uplifiting -and that is powerful.

Goose Sat 30-Mar-13 12:03:18

No...not to any 'God' but I believe in the power of positive thought to change things within myself

soop Sat 30-Mar-13 12:16:06

No! Spring flowers for jings

Bez Sat 30-Mar-13 12:36:28


Grandmanorm Sat 30-Mar-13 13:01:21

Yes, especially if friends ask to to. I don't know if I believe or not, but am happy to pray if asked. On occasion I do pray for my family.
I think it is a comfort for folk who believe, and maybe for those, like me, who aren't sure.

Gagagran Sat 30-Mar-13 13:16:36

Yes. Not sure who hears it though - if anyone! flowers

Ella46 Sat 30-Mar-13 13:26:38

Yes, because I don't profess to know everything, and I live in hope.

Galen Sat 30-Mar-13 14:14:57

Used to. Not sure now?