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The Eclectic Pen - Retroactive Prayers

By: LC P. (smallorder)   + 4 more  
Date Submitted: 4/11/2007
Genre: Religion & Spirituality » Worship & Devotion
Words: 252

  Have you never heard of retroactive praying--really.
I know that I am not the only one who does it because
others have told me they, too, do it. Prayers are
strictly a spiritual thing. Spiritual things are not
restricted in any sense by linear time, just like our
souls. This explains why all my children and I have
clairvoyant dreams (things that have already taken
place in our future), and you can pray for the success
of something that has already happened although you
may not know the outcome e.g. a school test;o)

Currently I have been praying my little heart out over
a month of my older daughter's life when she was 4 and
left alone under her father's care. It finally hit me
the impact that this month had on the rest of her life
(he would leave her alone in the apt for hours on end,
sometimes tying her down to make her stay. I was up in
Michigan with my dying father. If only I'd known what
kind of person he was, I should have taken her with
me;o( Anyway, I've been doing a heap of Tablets of
Ahmad to help her heal (she gained eight pounds that
month and 2-3 pounds every single month thereafter!)
although I am still the "worse mother" she's ever had
according to her. But, I know these prayers I am
saying for that specific time are having an effect.

Retroactive prayers--they work just as good as the
regular kind;o) The only thing limited by the
space-time continum is our bodies. Our souls, our
prayers, the spiritual nature of man, is NOT.



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Kitra G. (narniavalon) - , - 4/18/2007 4:02 PM ET
I just wanted to tell you... I hear ya on the retroactive prayers. And you've put it so well, about how time for such a thing isn't really linear. I've never heard it put that way before. That's a very powerful thought. Thank you for posting this, it's got me thinking!!
Beatrice L. (honeybea) - 5/5/2008 12:44 AM ET
that is so true. retroactive praying is the only way i pray; since i believe wholeheartedly in the power of positive thought, i like to pray retroactively, whenever possible because i know that the power of positive thinking will see it happen. that is the way i "see" things, too; often i am not in the least surprised when someone tells me somewthing, for i already knew it.
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