In our modern society, it’s so old-fashioned to pray with your hands clasped together.
The proper way to do it is to call God up on the phone. That’s what they do in the Netherlands… at least in one particular art exhibit:
Dutch artist Johan van der Dong chose a mobile phone number to show that God was available anywhere and anytime, Radio Netherlands reported.
Forming part of an art installation in the town of Groningen, the voicemail message says: “This is the voice of God, I am not able to speak to you at the moment, but please leave a message.”
Got that? God is available anywhere and anytime… but he won’t be around to pick up the phone. Just leave a message for him.
It won’t matter, though. Much like other Gods, this one won’t be listening to your messages either:
Although the hotline is officially launched on Saturday, the phone number has been active for the past week, with 1,000 messages left on the answerphone.
But the messages are to remain confidential and will not form part of the art project.
Van der Dong told Radio Netherlands: “I’m not a pastor, I’m an artist and I won’t listen to the messages.
So what message would you leave for a God who won’t answer His phone…?
(Thanks to Sarah for the link!)