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What kind of a fool do you think I am? What’s the point of praying to God? But you say I need do no more than “act as if,” and he will respond? Such nonsense I have never heard; I close my ears to those willful lies. But you say, “That is his will; Try! You will see with your own eyes.” So I do—I act the hypocrite. I “act as if” he lovingly might care… Lo! Daily, my life turns around. My burdened heart is lighter, fair. I do not tell him what to do, nor send shopping lists

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