A spiritual approach to our health uses the words of our prayers in order to ground us, strengthen us and heal us. This is what faith is about. It should be something we embrace at all times in our life.
Those who consider spirituality and healing intentions outside the purview of scientific medicine may ignore them. In doing so, however, critics should be careful not to obstruct free inquiry and subvert the very science they champion.
Like the 36 percent of Americans who say they've experienced or seen healing through prayer, my lifestyle of spirituality includes the practice of healing through prayer. I've found that prayer "works."