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Prayer for Healing

Coping With Cancer And Keeping The Faith

Martha Lyles | Posted 05.06.2013 | Religion
Martha Lyles

At night I stared into the bathroom mirror, haunted by my own reflection. Was there an answer hidden in my eyes? What did my body know that my mind did not? Fear was taking hold in my bones, but by the week's end, I could feel its antidote springing up, silky and fragrant: faith.

A Prayer Of Healing From The Tragedy In Newtown

Rabbi Naomi Levy | Posted 02.19.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Naomi Levy

Our hearts are breaking, God, as our nation buries innocent children and brave teachers. The loss is overwhelming. Send comfort and strength, God, to grieving parents, to siblings, family and friends in this time of shock and mourning.

Thank You, God, For Cancer

Rev. Catherine B. Dempesy | Posted 12.04.2012 | Religion
Rev. Catherine B. Dempesy

My prayer, as I was listening to the doctor say the words, "invasive, lobular carcinoma," came suddenly and clearly: "Gracious God be with me through this journey, allow me to walk it with dignity and grace. And help me to be grateful, whatever may be."

Do You Need To Believe In God To Pray?

Rick Hamlin | Posted 06.08.2011 | Religion
Rick Hamlin

My very thoughtful 20-something son asked me the other day, "Dad, how do you pray for somebody if you don't really believe in God?" I thought back to a phrase my dad used.