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A Q&A with Kelly Boys on God
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Knowing God’s Presence
Kelly Boys
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Knowing God’s Presence
Knowing God’s Presence
Kelly Boys • 01:17

In many religious and spiritual traditions, it is commonly believed and acknowledged that prayer has great power. The idea is that through prayer, people can connect with a higher power, such as God, the universe, or a divine presence, and that this connection has the power to inspire positive change. Many people use prayer to develop a close relationship with God, express their gratitude, voice their needs, or seek guidance.

Christians who pray regularly can experience comfort, certainty, and hope. One is provided a chance to communicate their most profound wants, worries, and goals while simultaneously being aware that a compassionate power is paying attention to them. Many people believe that prayer has the ability to heal, alter circumstances, and offer comfort through trying times. Accepting that there is a higher power at work in the universe fosters a sense of faith, submission, and reliance on something bigger than oneself.

Prayer has a profound effect on people's lives, even though it is arbitrary and dependent on one's religious beliefs. It can provide people with an inner calm, fortitude, and strength, enabling them to get in touch with God and find comfort in tough circumstances. The belief in prayer's effectiveness is a reflection of the ongoing human need for transcendence, meaning, and purpose, as well as the notion that a more powerful force is at work in the universe and is capable of responding to our sincere intentions.


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[Kelly Boys, Mindfulness Trainer] - When I was four, my mom told me I could pray for anything and God, you know, God moves mountains so faith as small as a mustard seed. Well, so I went behind the house, around the bushes, and I prayed that God would make me pregnant. And I just was completely believed if I just prayed that I would be, you know, having the mind of a four-year-old that has no idea about this, and it was just the sweetest I feel. That's my first memory of connecting with God where I felt like I trusted that if I were to pray, this divine spirit will give me what I wanted. And I mean, you know, that's such a basic young way to view God, but in a way, yeah, that's my first memory of I actually felt that I was interacting with God and I knew He was, you know, gonna help me get pregnant. That's a terrible answer, but that's my answer.

Watching Now
Knowing God’s Presence
Knowing God’s Presence
Kelly Boys • 01:17

In many religious and spiritual traditions, it is commonly believed and acknowledged that prayer has great power. The idea is that through prayer, people can connect with a higher power, such as God, the universe, or a divine presence, and that this connection has the power to inspire positive change. Many people use prayer to develop a close relationship with God, express their gratitude, voice their needs, or seek guidance.

Christians who pray regularly can experience comfort, certainty, and hope. One is provided a chance to communicate their most profound wants, worries, and goals while simultaneously being aware that a compassionate power is paying attention to them. Many people believe that prayer has the ability to heal, alter circumstances, and offer comfort through trying times. Accepting that there is a higher power at work in the universe fosters a sense of faith, submission, and reliance on something bigger than oneself.

Prayer has a profound effect on people's lives, even though it is arbitrary and dependent on one's religious beliefs. It can provide people with an inner calm, fortitude, and strength, enabling them to get in touch with God and find comfort in tough circumstances. The belief in prayer's effectiveness is a reflection of the ongoing human need for transcendence, meaning, and purpose, as well as the notion that a more powerful force is at work in the universe and is capable of responding to our sincere intentions.


View Transcript
[Kelly Boys, Mindfulness Trainer] - When I was four, my mom told me I could pray for anything and God, you know, God moves mountains so faith as small as a mustard seed. Well, so I went behind the house, around the bushes, and I prayed that God would make me pregnant. And I just was completely believed if I just prayed that I would be, you know, having the mind of a four-year-old that has no idea about this, and it was just the sweetest I feel. That's my first memory of connecting with God where I felt like I trusted that if I were to pray, this divine spirit will give me what I wanted. And I mean, you know, that's such a basic young way to view God, but in a way, yeah, that's my first memory of I actually felt that I was interacting with God and I knew He was, you know, gonna help me get pregnant. That's a terrible answer, but that's my answer.


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