12:12 pm January 10, 2012, by Theresa Walsh Giarrusso
Chain letters are far less painful to forward than they used to be when you had to hand write copies for each lucky recipient. Today, with just a few clicks you can fulfill your commitment and not worry about any jinxes.
Despite that ease, I generally do not forward chain emails. I find them annoying and most of the time I’m glad I didn’t inflict them on my friends. However, about half the time the chain letters are prayers, and I feel a bit bad for not forwarding those. Maybe it would help someone? Maybe someone could use a prayer that day? Or maybe it would just annoy your friends.
Does not forwarding a prayer chain email show a lack of faith? Or is faith that God would help with or without the email?
Do you forward chain emails? Does it matter if it’s a prayer? Do you feel more guilty about not forwarding the prayer than the regular ones?
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