Prayer – The Act of Doing Nothing


Prayer – The act of feeling like you are helping while doing absolutely nothing to solve a problem.

The act of feeling like you are helping while  doing absolutely nothing to solve a problem.

The act of feeling like you are helping while doing absolutely nothing to solve a problem.

Prayer is the act of doing absolutely nothing while at the same time thinking that you are helping solve a problem.

  • A friend or a relative of yours has cancer. You say, “I’ll pray for you.”
  • Your neighbor lost their job and they are losing their house. You say, “I’ll pray for you.”
  • Kids in Africa get Ebola. You say, “I’ll pray for them.”

Prayer is the act of talking to yourself in the hopes that a deity might be listening.

  • God, I’m talking to you hear, just do this one thing for me and I’ll go to church again.
  • God, I’m going to be know, please let me wake up in the morning.
  • God, my cat is missing. Please find her.

Prayer is begging.

  • God, please let me win the lottery
  • God, please let there be bagels available at the deli.
  • God, I wish I had a beer.

Prayer is an attempt to get a deity to do something for you.

  • God, please let me find my keys.
  • God, please let me get a green light.
  • God, please let me get a passing grade on my chemistry exam even though I was drinking alcoholic beverages all night. Oh, yeah, please get rid of this hangover.

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