From: Chris Taylor (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue 17 Jan 2006 - 16:35:57 GMT
Well what can I say. Nice to have an ally with a bit of clout!
And I think the plug makes for a nice pay off for doing more
than just peep over the castle wall quoting Python. We're a
big-hearted lot (just don't write a book about Eye-rack).
Good luck for the launch.
Kate Distin wrote:
> Chris Taylor wrote:
>> Seriously though, thank you for that. I'm determined to refrain from
>> the easy counter arguments, as rehearsing some variant of the roll of
>> luck theme is anticipated by your post anyway but I would ask if you
>> have ever had a failed prayer? Did it fall under the 'don't ask to
>> find money when you dig in the garden / don't try to stop a clock /
>> god helps those who help themselves' thing?
> My answer is going to sound horribly wishy-washy but, hey, I think we
> can say that my head's firmly above the parapet now, so here goes. I
> don't think that I have ever prayed and not been answered. Of course I
> don't always know the outcome of prayers - if they're for people I don't
> know, for example. When I do, I've found that the outcome is not always
> immediate, not always quite what I was expecting, but always
> identifiable. But you're right of course. There are some things I
> wouldn't pray for in the first place (favoured team to win football
> match, Christmas sprouts to turn into chocolate, etc.).
>> P.S. You wouldn't be experimenting on us for book two would you?
> Oh, suspicious one. Book two is "Gifted Children: A Guide for Parents
> and Professionals" (Jessica Kingsley Publishers, April 2006). And thank
> you. I've been wondering how with a clear conscience I could get a plug
> in on such a completely irrelevant list.
> Ok, maybe not a *totally* clear conscience.
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