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Where Does The Phrase "Thoughts And Prayers" Come From?
When tragedies happen, social media fills up with thoughts and prayers. So, how did this phrase get so popular?
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OTHER WORDS FROM prayerprayerless, adjectiveprayer·less·ly, adverbprayer·less·ness, noun
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Our prayers are with Ron’s wife, Susan, their three children, and their nine grandchildren.Rep. Ron Wright has died after battle with covid-19|Paulina Firozi, David Weigel|February 8, 2021|Washington Post
You give prayers to the families that were involved, and especially the child that was involved.What went wrong for the Chiefs and Patrick Mahomes in a brutal Super Bowl defeat|Adam Kilgore|February 8, 2021|Washington Post
One officer removed his hat, covered his face with the palm of his left hand and seemed to offer a silent prayer.Officer Brian Sicknick remembered as hero who died defending the U.S. Capitol|Meagan Flynn, Emily Davies, Paul M. Duggan|February 3, 2021|Washington Post
Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends and colleagues during this difficult time.Friends and colleagues mourn the loss of Mel Antonen, longtime MLB reporter|Scott Allen|February 1, 2021|Washington Post
Hall, who has had covid, said a prayer and made the decision.
Before I go out on tour, I ask for prayer and to help my family.Down With the King: Christianity Isn’t Hiding in Rap’s Closet|Stereo Williams|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After the Thursday prayer, the crowd of Congressional staff and lawmakers posed in the iconic, "Hands Up, Don't Shoot" pose.Capitol Hill's Black Staffers Walk Out to Say ‘Hands Up, Don't Shoot!’|Tim Mak|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At the end of his prayer, the grand mufti whispered aloud: “May God accept it.”Does Pope Francis Believe Christians and Muslims Worship the Same God?|Jay Parini|December 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Highway safety flares provided light as the clans joined by loss sought solace in prayer and song.The Cleveland Cops Who Fired 137 Shots and Cried Victim|Michael Daly|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You are also not allowed to film or photograph a royal ‘at prayer’.
The Alcalde remained kneeling for a short time by the side of the corpse, his lips moving in prayer.
He that adoreth God with joy, shall be accepted, and his prayer shall approach even to the clouds.
I will praise thy name continually, and will praise it with thanksgiving, and my prayer was heard.
The cow happily recovered, which the widow entirely attributed to the efficacy of her pastor's prayer.
As we learn more and more of the laws of Nature we put less and less reliance on the effect of prayer.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
British Dictionary definitions for prayer (1 of 2)
- a personal communication or petition addressed to a deity, esp in the form of supplication, adoration, praise, contrition, or thanksgiving
- any other form of spiritual communion with a deity