Do you pray every day?

@aweins (4203)
India
August 7, 2011 6:46am CST
Are you a regular one to pray to GOD, for all he has given . or do you pray only when you are in pain or trouble ? i use to pray every day in a proper manner , after taking a bath. i mean one can pray any where anytime. but i had a routine before. i use to take bath and then sit for my prayers and read my holy book. but now i just wake up , look my palms, kiss them, thanks to GOD for everything . then i start my day. then after taking bath, now i do not sit to prayer, and reading of my book. it is still with me but i have lost the routine. what do you do? do you pray, are you in a routine of it or it is like when you want or when you feel that you should do it today?
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@veedee13 (242)
• United States
8 Aug 11
I pray everyday just to thank him for the day and for everything he has given me and to ask for good health for me and my family.I have to admit i used to only pray when i was in pain but i learned that i should also be thankful for everything he has given me.I make it a point to pray every second i have a chance for he is the only one that can really help me in sorrow
• United States
8 Aug 11
I pray everyday, I usually pray in the shower and throughout the day. My husband and I have out prayer time where we come together and pray. We also have our prayerline where we pray for other as well.There is nothing like prayer.
• Philippines
8 Aug 11
I pray every night. I also pray whenever I want or whenever I feel that I should do it. I pray whenever I'm troubled as much as I pray whenever I'm grateful too. I think praying is our communication with God. I think it is really essential for our everyday lives.
@maplewen (25)
• China
8 Aug 11
i never pray because i am atheist.i mean,i do not believe taht the god is living somewhere i know or i don't know.i only believe in the fact
8 Aug 11
yes i pray and talk to God everyday through meditation. i usually pray not just to ask for a favor but everyday i keep on asking for his forgiveness and thanking him for all the graces and blessings he has given me. whenever i see a beautiful scenery or feeling gratitude for something i usually thank him for that. for me that is one way of praying too. my day is not complete when im not praying.
@Triple0 (1907)
• Australia
8 Aug 11
My life is kinda like a routine and I pray daily. For me, the best time to pray is before bed. So, right after I brush my teeth and prepare for bed, I pray before switching the lights off. I have been praying every night since I was a child. It's basically a routine I can't avoid.
• Philippines
8 Aug 11
I always pray before I go to bed to thank Dear Lord for all the blessings especially in giving me the inspiration and motivation to pass my Nursing board exam. i have always been so thankful. I go to church every Sunday with my boyfriend.
@brew2x (3096)
• Philippines
8 Aug 11
I always pray before going to sleep. Sometimes I do pray even if I'm just taking a short nap. Believe it or not but I usually have nightmares if I fail to pray before sleeping. I don't know why, maybe it is God reminding me to speak to Him or maybe it is my subconscious that was uneasy.
@ebuscat (5949)
• Philippines
8 Aug 11
For me yes 8 times in a day after wake up in the morning,before I eat my breakfast,when I go to work,before I eat my lunch,when I go to work,before I eat my dinner,snack time,before I go to sleep and it is useful if you called the name of God Jehovah in your prayers so that he answer you prayers.
@nurseclare (2210)
• Philippines
8 Aug 11
I pray to GOD everyday, in everything I do I always asked him what's the best action. I always pray the rosary and asked God peace of mind. I tried my best to attend mass every Sunday. And it feels good when you know there is God within you. Happy mylotting! :)
• Malaysia
8 Aug 11
Just like what you had stated in your first line, I did only pray when I was in the trouble or sad. I admit that this is not good to be like that but for true, whenever I pray for the moment, I feel better and being loved. Praying is still a good thing as it makes us grow stronger.
@devideddi (1437)
• United States
7 Aug 11
I pray ever which way and all the time. Any time I am laying still going to sleep or waking up or just resting I am talking to God. Pretty much off and on during the day the same thing. I try to read out of my bible at least once a day but I don't always make that. It took me a very long time but I recently finished reading the entire Old Testament. Now I'm in Mathew in the New Testament. I love talking about the bible, thanks for the great discussion topic!
@Rick1950 (1565)
• Lima, Peru
7 Aug 11
I think that praying is very important for our interior life and to increase our relation with God. I use to pray early in the morning and also read an appropriate book in order to meditate. But I feel that I have a lack at praying and need to dedicate more time for it.
7 Aug 11
I cannot imagine a day without looking to God for help. I always need to ask him for strength to continue throughout the day. Remembering God and accepting his presence is a way of praying, I believe.
@arlerambabu (1080)
• India
7 Aug 11
[b]People pray god to show their love and reverence to the creator who has given us all we need for a happy and blissful life. There are different ways to show reverence towards god. Holy books are read. Mantras are chanted, conch shells are blown. But for me its work. Its through work I make my love and reverence visible to God. [/b] [i]Work is love made visible ---Kahlil Gibran. [/i]
@bluespygirl (2112)
• Philippines
7 Aug 11
I always pray not just when I ask Him something but it is like talking to Him. My thoughts are always to Him. Like when I have to make a decision, even it is just a small thing, I ask Him first. Thanking for the food, the people that I had encountered and when I commit little mistakes. But ofcourse, in times that I am in pain, I pray more. Praying gives me hope and comfort. It is like I have God on my side.
• Singapore
7 Aug 11
Yes I do, it's my regular routine and I don't skip it. It's just been my habit to pray since young and I think it stopped once when I was young, up till the time when I was studying for my 'O' levels. That praying routine became everyday and I managed to keep that until now and it would last until I go army? Perhaps. But I think praying will help to calm the mind too and it also gives me a sense of security, yea, that She is with me all the time and protecting me from imminent dangers that happen along the way.
@airasheila (5459)
• Philippines
7 Aug 11
Good day to you Aweins, Praying everyday is a must for me. As from this I get my daily strength. Everyday, the moment I wake up, I will say a little prayer to God for a brand new day. Then will also pray for His guidance and abundant blessings. Aside from that, whenever I leave and go to my errands, I always utter a prayer for Him to be with me along the way. Thus, prayer is my daily task. As God is my constant companion.
• Philippines
7 Aug 11
I used to pray just whenever I think I should but I realized it's just talking to God whenever you need help. I think we should pray everyday to talk to Him. He's our creator that's why we should always be grateful for what He had given us.
@Dominique25 (9476)
• United States
7 Aug 11
I regular pray to my God throughout the day. It takes me about 30 minutes to get to work. I usually turn off the radio and pray on my way to and from work. This time is very relaxing for me. I think it helps for me a lot. My find is fresh with thoughts and things I would like to talk about and share with him. I have a routine of reading the Bible with my daughter and I try to remember to say a prayer before we read spiritual material. I think this will help her in the future to develop a personal relationship with God and help her with her reading skills.