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Prayer as a laxative?

Discussion in 'Faith and Religion' started by chelloveck, Nov 2, 2012.

  1. chelloveck

    chelloveck Diabolus Causidicus

    Can't a poor kid sit on the thunderbox without having to make supplicatory prayers for assistance in voiding his bowels?

    Adorable! Father and Son Pray for potty time - Cute Videos

    My (very infrequent) experience with such problems is that senna (or its equivalent) is ever so much more effective than prayer. I guess if a god can trouble himself with sparrows (Matt 10:29), I dare say that knowing a constipated child required his assistance would hardly be a challenge for him, without the necessity of being asked.
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  2. Seacowboys

    Seacowboys Senior Member Founding Member

    I am speechless.
  3. ghrit

    ghrit Ambulatory anachronism Administrator Founding Member

    Poor kid will be scarred for life.
  4. ditch witch

    ditch witch resident bacon hoarder Site Supporter+

    I always thought it had the opposite effect given the sour scowls of the disapproving old biddies at church when I was growing up. Who knew?
  5. Brokor

    Brokor Live Free or Cry Moderator Site Supporter+++ Founding Member

    I have recognized the problem. It all starts here:

    (It was actually the father who farted and scared the baby)
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