Crash posed the question on his Facebook account in the spring: Why do you pray? It's a hard question, and I've been chewing on it off and on since he asked. Various friends have weighed in and I have a growing list of answers (some of which are just more questions).
It can't hurt.
What else are you going to do?
I'm afraid not to.
I can't stop.
Respondents range from teen-agers to Jewish mothers to Jesuit priests.