Can prayer prevent destructive weather?

Mary Alice Rose, C.S.

You’re planning a picnic and reunion and hoping for sunshine. Your farmer neighbor just outside of town is looking at his crops and feels desperate for rain. Will your prayers for clear weather counteract his prayers for rain? Or is there a divine Intelligence that can meet everyone’s needs? Can prayer have a global effect on atmospheric conditions that will bless all people? What role does collective thought—positive or negative—have on the weather? In this chat, Mary Alice Rose responds to these questions and also addresses the fears that arise when we face destructive weather. She speaks specifically about her experiences while she was living in Oklahoma’s tornado alley.

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