I prayed for twenty years but received no answer until I prayed with my legs.
Just in terms of allocation of time resources, religion is not very efficient. There's a lot more I could be doing on a Sunday morning.
Krishna children were taught that in the spiritual world there were no parents, only souls and hence this justified their being kept out of view from others, cloistered in separate buildings and sheltered from the evil material world.
Let your religion be less of a theory and more of a love affair.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
If I had been the Virgin Mary, I would have said "No."