Tuesday, November 15, 2011

12 Funny Quotes About Prayer

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From Denny:  Prayer is a wonderful thing.  It can bring us comfort, calm our fears and inspire us.  It's also quite amusing to view it in terms of the human condition called "whining."  There is also "bargaining."  Once you grow past those two obvious pitfalls you discover "peaceful communion."


No one is a firmer believer in the power of prayer than the devil; not that he practices it, but he suffers from it. - Guy H. King

As long as there are tests, there will be prayer in schools. - Anonymous

Some people think that prayer just means asking for things, and if they fail to receive exactly what they asked for, they think the whole thing is a fraud. - Gerald Vann

The trouble with our praying is, we just do it as a means of last resort. - Will Rogers

When we talk to God, we're praying. When God talks to us, we're schizophrenic. - Jane Wagner, In Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe, 1985, performed by Lily Tomlin

God has editing rights over our prayers. He will edit them, correct them, bring them in line with His will and then hand them back to us to be resubmitted. - Stephen Crotts

When you are unwell, you must cough, sneeze, and ache prayer. - Terri Guillemets

If we could all hear one another's prayers, God might be relieved of some of his burdens. - Ashleigh Brilliant

Prayer must never be answered: if it is, it ceases to be prayer and becomes correspondence. - Oscar Wilde

God can pick sense out of a confused prayer. - Richard Sibbes

I often pray, though I'm not really sure Anyone's listening; and I phrase it carefully, just in case He's literary. - Mignon McLaughlin

What we usually pray to God is not that His will be done, but that He approve ours. - Helga Bergold Gross

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