A letter in this morning's Guardian recalls a nonconformist minister who, leading his congregation in prayer, began:-
Oh Lord, as though has doubtless read in last Thursday's Guardian...
Apocryphal, possibly, but it did remind me of the Welsh Methodist minister I knew who, also leading his flock in prayer, first thanked the Lord for his wisdom in sending both sun and rain and then added:- ... though there have been times these last weeks, O Lord, when we have been sorely tempted to doubt thy wisdom"
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I enjoy such doubts in those who are meant to inspire belief. It softens the hard edges of religiosity. Thanks, Dave.
Wonderful... This made me smile.
What's a little fib if it get the audience's attention?!
Yes this is truly smile worthy
Interesting how people pray and are in their own little world.
I appreciate the morning chuckles.
pretty funny. so much of prayer comes from the little intimacies of everyday life. steven
heh that was funny. what i find straneg is that people belive god reads! :P
That god guy, what a joker! So "mysterious", and moody like a preteen girl.
It's comforting to consider the Lord as a reader of the Guardian ....
In these polarized times, it's wonderful to see humor still exists!
Most ungodly news
can only be accurate
when read in a cloud.
There is hope yet...
Glad you seem to have enjoyed it as much as I did.
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