This is what bravery looks like.
i feel like im doing a really good deed every time someone tells me “i’ll pray for you” or “i’ll keep it in my prayers” and i just let it slide without saying anything but “thank you”
why would you say anything else, congrats on not being a cunt i guess
I am the type of person that always puts the happiness of others before my own happiness, so I don’t say anything else because I allow other people to do something they think is nice for me while foregoing my own personal beliefs. If you think it’s not uncomfortable to me when somebody says those types of things then you’d be wrong. But it’s more difficult to explain to other people what it means to be agnostic, let alone explain my personal interpretation. I feel like I’m doing a good deed because, although I appreciate their gesture, ultimately it makes me feel terrible when other people spend time praying for me when I really don’t appreciate the action of them doing so. So yeah it doesn’t make me feel great to just say thank you but I know that it will make the other person happy. On a side note, most of the time this happens when the person knows I’m not religious or spiritual, and then it’s also a reminder of the lack of acceptance and understanding that I’ve faced for my beliefs throughout my life. So that’s my simplest explanation. Hope that clarifies, for you, why I feel that way.