Would this be breaking the 2nd Commamndment?


#1

2 questions.
1st, would it be sinful to have a user name be based off a prayer involving God’s Name and every time you type it in, you are thinking of God’s Name, but not necessarily praising it, etc?
I personally doubt it (even though I’m scrupulous) but just making sure.

2nd question: I have this tick I do where I start to pray (at least, attempt to) to God through a specific action (ie: pointing at the sky) but then after I stop praying, I continue this b\c it feels good. Would this be sinful? It’s not like a fetish or anything, I’m just wondering if I’m breaking the 2nd Commandment.
And this is after I’ve had a whole discussion about the Second Commandment w/ Mr. Snaith in another thread! Advice appreciated…and I WILL talk to my confessor, and eventually a neurologist about my scruples/possible OCD.


#2

Neither of these actions are sinful. Also, there are already people on the forum who have prayer usernames.

I’m glad you are consulting someone for scruples!


#3

No, certainly not sinful.

By the way, the consult should be with a psychiatrist. OCD is a psychiatric disorder, sometimes mild, sometimes severe (I have a mild form myself!).


#4

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