Why Do We Pray?

Prayer is something that I have a very hard time understanding.The idea of petitioning the Gods for a particular outcome feels very "off" to me. After all, my understanding of the universe is that it runs in perfect harmony with absolute justice. Actions have natural consequences and everything that we experience was a part of our fate to help our souls grow. Where does changing that narrative fit in? Why would begging change what happens in the world?I can understand prayer in terms of … [Read more...]

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