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Little Love Prayer

Discussion in 'Interfaith Discussion' started by Power Stone, Jul 9, 2020.

  1. Power Stone

    Power Stone Unknown Member

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    If I said that I pray for other people and I'm not saying that I do or I don't would anyone take offense and why?
     
  2. sun rise

    sun rise "This is the Hour of God"
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    Some take offense no matter what anyone says or does or does not say or do. It's human nature.
     
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  3. Power Stone

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    if I said the sky was blue I don't think anybody would be offended. Haha
     
  4. sun rise

    sun rise "This is the Hour of God"
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    How can you call the sky blue with all the smog and pollution turning it somewhat grey? What's wrong with you anyway.

    (Just a fun example)
     
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    I pray for my enemy's... it's going to be in hell forever.

    I send my violence down the river. I send suffering down the river. I send hindrance down the river.
    This is a bridge you must cross.
     
  6. Power Stone

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    You pray that people go to hell? Am I reading that right?
     
  7. MonkeyFire

    MonkeyFire Well-Known Member

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    It's about inner peace. Whether they go to heaven or hell is up to their own choosing, but they have to follow its law.
     
  8. Power Stone

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    Oh I see what you're saying, you pray for those who are going to be going to hell through their own doing.
     
  9. SalixIncendium

    SalixIncendium Sākṣī
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    I see no harm in your doing it, but what do you feel the point would be in telling me about it?
     
  10. dybmh

    dybmh Terminal Optimist
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    Jews wouldn't like it if it was known to us. But what you do privately, is your business.

    Example: The greeter at Walmart says: "Welcome to Walmart have a blessed day". I'd say that's minimally offensive.

    However, if the greeter says: " ... have a blessed day in the name of the Father the Son and the Holy Ghost ... ", yeah that's offensive.

    I personally don't care if people pray for me in private. Even casting spells at me ( and I have rec'd that question recently ) doesn't bother me one bit.

    When asked "Why don't you care?" I told them, "I'm Jewish, have you ever tried to plant tomatoes on concrete? " ;)
     
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    Well, when I was a kid I was a bit of a smart arse on top of being a nerd. I would have crossed my arms, stuck my tongue out, and said "nuh, uh! The sky isn't actually blue! It's just an optical illusion!"
     
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  12. Power Stone

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    I wouldn't
     
  13. MonkeyFire

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    Hell can be good.
     
  14. Power Stone

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    I don't believe in hell. I think people can have a hard time on earth
     
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    Its violence who saved hell from evil. Violence then kinged hell, that it is divinity to be passive, thus temptation was created and took in the sick and the poor of the underworld, and rose a miracle over hell. Creating safety and pleasure for the good things who fight the evil things, but not for the evil things, and for the knowledge of this. Thus VIOLENCE will rise as the anti-Christ. All one must do is tell the truth.
     
  16. Power Stone

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    I disagree
     
  17. MonkeyFire

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    What would you have done better?
     
  18. Power Stone

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    Nothing. I don't believe in hell
     
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    Do you, or do you not believe in the boogie man?
     
  20. ChristineM

    ChristineM "Be strong" I whispered to my coffee.
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    What you do in your own private life is up to you, what can be offensive is telling someone "I will pray for you". I am sure it feels benevolent to the one doing the praying, to some it can be an insult to their own belief or lack of it, others will see it as a statement along the lines of 'i am not going to actively help you out of your predicament so maybe god will do it for me'. To others it's a waste of time that could be used constructively.
     
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