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My friend larry has butt cancer.Please pray for him.

Discussion in 'Prayers and Meditations' started by Frank Goad, May 18, 2019.

  1. Frank Goad

    Frank Goad Active Member

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    My friend larry has butt cancer.Please pray for him.
     
  2. SalixIncendium

    SalixIncendium Resident Hermit
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    You mean prostate cancer?
     
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  3. Frank Goad

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    Yes.:(
     
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  4. George-ananda

    George-ananda Advaita Vedanta and Spiritualist and Pantheist
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    After seeing enough of your threads I think you are just trying to 'goad' us.
     
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  5. Frank Goad

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    I am not doing this for a joke.My friend larry is a real person.:(
     
  6. Father Heathen

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    Why would you make light of your friend's serious situation by calling it "butt cancer"?
     
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  7. Frank Goad

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    I used the word wrong.I meant prostate cancer.
     
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    Gandalf He Who Toots His Horn

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    What the hell did I just walk in to?
     
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    I just had a cancer scare myself.

    Felt a bump on my right testicle. Made my doctor feel me up. He told me it was a cyst but to be sure I needed an ultrasound. So I scheduled the ultrasound.

    When I went in, they had a male intern and two senior female assistants. Normally, they would only have one to do the ultrasound but due to training they had the intern and an extra assistant. Anyhows, I had three times the nut massage that day for the price of one. They lubricated my nut and went at it each taking turn. Turns out, it was cyst.
     
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  10. George-ananda

    George-ananda Advaita Vedanta and Spiritualist and Pantheist
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    Sorry, I’m too smart for you now. Your cover’s been blown. Loved the cousin’s telekinesis story for a laugher.
     
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    What do you assume that prayer will do for your friend with prostate cancer?

    I am astounded by the response of so many Americans when they hear about someone's problem, the first thing they do is say that they will pray for them like its some kind of magic wand.....what do you think prayer is for Frank?
     
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    Interesting... This is unique to American Christians?
     
  13. ChristineM

    ChristineM "Be strong" I whispered to my coffee.
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    My husband had prostate cancer, following in operation 18 months ago he was declared cancer free. He just received the results of his 6 monthly blood test. Looks like it could be returning bur have not spoke to the consultant about it yet.

    And i would consider praying for him a waste of time. A better option is for him to engage a good surgeon and pay out the extra for a robotic intervention. Its less invasive, the outcome is better and he wont need to have his butt repaired after the op.

    Then, when its over, thank the surgeon, no prayer needed


    EDIT. tell him not to dispare, there are drugs that can help in the bedroom department.
     
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    I may be playing the sucker here, but unless you have something to go on other than an assumption, this is just bad form.
     
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    Have you heard of the placebo effect? Let's say you're right and this is not the purpose of prayer. If the intended recipient of the prayer's effects believes that prayer will help cure his disease, through the placebo effect, the benefit outweighs the harm.

    It has always struck me as odd that if God is omnipotent and someone falls ill that a simple petition would make him say "Whoops, I guess I was wrong. Let me fix that."

    But now that you bring it up, rather than derail this thread, I'll start a new one on the purpose of prayer.
     
  16. George-ananda

    George-ananda Advaita Vedanta and Spiritualist and Pantheist
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    I understand your concern that he may be just have been a bit 'inarticulate' in his thread title but he is a clear joker with decent articulation skills. Just one more example for laughs: Bad Cousin

    His name is 'goad' for a reason.
     
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    George-ananda Advaita Vedanta and Spiritualist and Pantheist
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    So is their name Goad for the same reason?
     
  20. George-ananda

    George-ananda Advaita Vedanta and Spiritualist and Pantheist
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    Nope.
     
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