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How Quitting Prayer Made Me a Believer

Westernized prayer made me feel like God was ignoring me. I turned to meditation instead.

Photo by Chris Liverani on Unsplash

I’I’ve always struggled with the idea of an interventionist God. The idea of treating an omnipotent power like a vending machine: If you put in faith, good works, and requests, you’ll get the world to go your way.




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Amber Stewart

Amber Stewart

Queer writer, essayist, educator, native Nashvillian, poet. She/Her/Hers.

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