Restaurant’s “Prayer Discount” Sparks Mix of Praise, Anger
When Jordan Smith got her tab after breakfast at in Winston-Salem, NC, she was pleasantly surprised to find a 15 percent discount – for “praying in public.”
Smith, on a business trip, that she and her colleagues “prayed over our meal and the waitress came over at the end of the meal and said, ‘Just so you know, we gave you a 15% discount for praying.'”
She then snapped a photo of her receipt, complete with a line item for “15% Praying in Public ($6.07)” and posted it to her Facebook page. Not surprisingly, it’s gone viral.
Some wondered if it was just another social media hoax, but appears to confirm it’s for real. Many responded like Arlene Wilson Focht, who wrote on the diner’s page:
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