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I Want to Learn to Pray

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    i felt i had to join this group, because there is so much conflicting information about prayer.  i'm not gonna say i have the only answers, but i will share what i know. anyone can pray.  i dont care if you are 1 or 100 years old, anyone can pray.  prayer...
    SunnyKris SunnyKris 26-30, F 6 Responses Nov 2, 2007

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    Outloud

    I pray all the time silently to myself.  I cannot bring myself to pray outloud in front of others.  I am sure this stems from being chastized as a child for chosing a different religon than my father. 
    Lexus Lexus 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 2, 2007

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    Embarrassed

    I am Christian and I attend church often but I always feel awkward when it is time to come to the podium and pray. I know we all have our different ways of talking to God but compared to preachers, I feel like my prayers are being said wrong. That is why I never pray aloud.
    reka105 reka105 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 8, 2007

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    Prayer is for everyone.

    You don't have to believe in prayer for prayer to work. There are lots of prayer sites where people will pray for you. What have you got to lose?
    FascistAnarchyNOthanks FascistAnarchyNOthanks 61-65, F 2 Responses Mar 17, 2014

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    Prayer is so important to our relationship with God. It's how we communicate with him, he loves hearing from us! I talk to him everyday, pretty much throughout the day, but I...
    Imnothomeyet Imnothomeyet 26-30, F 7 Responses Apr 7

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    Even if one person prayers for me I will post back in a month what has changed or not changed. But you must pray for me and not just say you will and don't. I'm a mom about to give...
    MomInDistress MomInDistress 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    So here's some God stories of provision:I lost 2 big YWCA clients who have I have done kids music for for 5+ years. They love me but need to switch it up. Lost $260 monthPrayed...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 3 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I do believe in praying. I do it most nights, but in my own way. I pray to whomever it is that I pray to. I don't pray to a god. At least I don't believe I do. It's a bit...
    DraygenS DraygenS 41-45, F Mar 28

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    This has been something I have been praying about for a while now. How does God want to use me? I am a stay at home mom, and while that is no easy task I still feel like I should...
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    Everything begins with the heart of all matter...Love and Light may it grow and ignite into all...One last time believe in Love and Light...Breath into the green of your matter...
    MMMartin MMMartin 51-55, F Apr 18

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    Prayer for Inner Healing~ Speak clearly, Lord, into my heart. In the past, I had been busy with life and I forgot what it meant to really live. In the midst of my pains and...
    helloIamK helloIamK 13-15 2 days ago

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    In my deepest, darkest moments, what really got me through was a prayer. Sometimes my prayer was 'Help me.' Sometimes a prayer was 'Thank you.' What I've discovered is that...
    leziah07 leziah07 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    if you want a reall comfort you will need pray . I can't say about power of pray . I recommended . you try it
    hoseinbiglari hoseinbiglari 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 1

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    I find myself lost scared and hurt just like before but worse my uncle that I am very very close to has cancer it's really hard to see him like this we have always been a strong...
    Hollybird17 Hollybird17 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 13

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    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Apr 17

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    After 9 years of smoking I have been cigarette free for almost two months now! My longest period without a cigarette was 6 months. I started back up again. I was finally so...
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    I wish there was something I could do to help the world, rather than live in it and do absolutely nothing... I wish I had this Empire State of Mind, where I could actually go out...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 13

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    i know He is, and He will, and He will answer the prayer with sophisticated way it can eating me alive with sadness, i pray for easier progress in team work few days ago, and yes...
    blackravencat blackravencat 22-25, M Mar 27

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    Wish I have a sister I can pray with and be a real support one for each other. Someone genuine , with God fear and sincere...I believe in the power of prayer where are 2 or more...
    Rapsodia Rapsodia 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    I need someone to pray with me ...I feel so down , with no comfort ,lost in no direction . If you have in your heart to pray with me , or you feel the same write to me, we could...
    Rapsodia Rapsodia 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    "Go die in a hole where Muslims pray." Honestly, that guy thinks us Muslims pray in ******* holes in the ground. -_-
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    "For me, trees have always been the most penetrating preachers. I revere them when they live in tribes and families, in forests and groves. And even more I revere them when they...
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    I've had fail suicide attempts, clearly I couldn't even do that right. Every time I have something good, I do something to **** it up. We'll I guess this time it was what I didn't...
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