I’ve never understood sending prayers or keeping in thoughts as anything other than a selfish attempt to feel righteous and forget about something difficult. And the boastful outward admission of such a sentiment is just the cherry on top.
Michael Buchino is an illustrator and designer in Portland, Oregon. His nescient Twitter ramblings can be found via @buchino. He is reachable by email via michael at buchino.net. His now-quiescent blog Beard Revue was named Best of Portland in 2010.