I was asked why we always address God in the informal instead of the more formal Thee or Thou.  I remember hearing somewhere that it has to do with viewing God in a familiar way.  In doing a bit of googling I found out that Thou and Thee (as in the Our Father) is actually the informal way to address God! All this time I thought that it was the formal sense.  Actually, “you” is the formal form, but the English use of the informal Thee is not used much anymore.  In fact, the Spanish Tu is equal to Thou in English.  So in other words, we have always used the informal sense when addressing God even in English!  What a revelation for me!

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