Skip to comments.North Carolina restaurant offers a 15 percent discount to pray in public
Posted on 08/01/2014 9:14:27 PM PDT by Olog-hai
A Winston-Salem restaurant is giving customers a 15 percent discount if they pray in public.
Marys Gourmet Diner in Winston-Salem gives the discount for anyone who takes the time to appreciate their food before digging in. Although the restaurant has been offering the special for four years, a recent Facebook post featuring a receipt with the discount has gone viral, highlighting the practice.
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Wow. Combined with this diner...
No doubt they’ll be attacked relentlessly by the commie kooks.
It’s a good idea and if it makes the leftists mad, then all the better
I try to follow that too and not be open. I also follow Luke 11 14
My husband and I pray before meals, even in public restaurants. I’ve seen others do it too. One young couple praying before their meal was especially touching. I hope it inspires others. At a rodeo, my husband and I said the Catholic grace before our meal that was on a picnic bench with others eating. One man made a comment that is what he used to do growing up. It embarasses my sister when I say grace at say Burger King with her, but she does bow her head and cross herself afterwards.
I mean, really, how can you not thank God before each meal with a prayer!
Great now they will be sued by the atheists..
Wife and I stopped at a rural restaurant in the Northern Neck last Saturday for a light lunch. As it’s a recent startup by a farm family we wanted to support them. An older couple were sharing a single grilled cheese sandwich and water. Obviously not well-to-do. They held hands and prayed quietly for a good long while before starting their meager lunch. I was touched and inspired.
I don’t know...a public display for the purpose of a public display? Just doesn’t sit right with me.
Let us all make this a mark of our Christianity, which we are charged by Christ to each be a missionary for the Good News for all mankind, that we are heirs to heaven through Him and this is a gift to be marked and celebrated outside of our churches and homes.
Thank-you for reminding us of Rockwell’s painting. I shall look for it. And God Bless your Slovakian grandmother whose legacy of faith was passed onto you, that you might share it with others on this forum.
I agree with that sentiment - one of my favorite memories is from a trip to visit Washington, D.C. and stopping for lunch in a random restaurant or diner there. There were two pretty girls seated together, both blonde and conservatively dressed, as if they worked in offices nearby, and they both prayed quietly over their meal before starting, unconcerned of the lunchtime crowd around them.
I live outside of Tucson and you can’t go along many streets without seeing a church and on Sunday many businesses are closed. I am very happy I live in a prayerful town. I don’t wear a crucifix, but I do reach out to people, strangers, and pray with them, if something in our conversation moves me to pray to God with them. I have never been refused.
And yeah, the making people be public about their faith or gratitude doesn't sit right with me either. But I'm not about to forbid them doing it. Don't like it, eat someplace else.
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