Dear God is a global project for people around the world to share their innermost hopes – and fears – through prayer. They say on their site: " It doesn’t matter what your version of God is…Jesus, Allah, Buddha or simply a spiritual universal energy… praying to a higher power soothes and heals. It’s scientifically proven that people who pray are healthier, happier and more resilient. Share your prayers here and help us create hope one prayer at a time."   So, people from all over the world send in their personal letters to God.  The site asks users to include a picture that accompanies the theme or they will source one for you.  They want to make it very clear that  "This website is totally independent and non-denominational. We are not a religious or spiritual/new-age organization. We have no affiliation or relationship to any church or religious or spiritual group or organization."  This is a phenomenon that seems to have started with the "Post Secret" site and has blown up with all sorts of confession sites.  People are really using the web in increasingly more personal ways.  Even though we are told that our actions online are being "data mined" and nothing is truly private – we don't seem to care.  It's like "opensource conciousness" we get a kind of relief or catharsis from "sharing" and/or reading other peoples secrets. The "Shareumentarian" trend is definately growing.  

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