From: Ben Dawson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue 17 Jan 2006 - 18:47:27 GMT
On Tue, 17 Jan 2006 16:19:49 +0000, you 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.).
Don't suppose you could put in a quick word about a certain student
debt could you? ;)
>> 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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