The Power Of Prayer in Healthcare - page 3

by TheCommuter Senior Moderator | 10,519 Views | 46 Comments

According to Oxford Dictionaries, prayer is defined as a solemn request for help or expression of thanks addressed to God or another deity. Although people usually associate praying with organized religion, prayers can... Read More


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    I personally feel like if a patient wants to pray let them. If they ask me too then I will pray for them. I do believe that if you truly ask for healing then God will grant IF it is his will. Who needs evidence based practice when the Bible gave true examples. Just a thought
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    "I am very curious over the amount of spirituality on display on this Web site, and I mean all over. I've never seen anything like it among any group of professionals, much less, among those practicing a science-based, evidence-based profession. Is it a function of the personality types attracted to the profession, or to helping professions involving personal care? Is it a function of gender?"

    With some unease I, too, have wondered about that.
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    "I am so sorry I cannot share that link."

    Rather convenient.
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    I think it is a good thing that people display such spirituality in such a field. I think it is God and God alone.
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    Quote from agreer2
    I think it is a good thing that people display such spirituality in such a field. I think it is God and God alone.

    I need some Zofran.
    malamud69, kabfighter, and dimpledRN like this.
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    Quote from interleukin

    I need some Zofran.
    I'm sorry you do. Just my opinion.
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    Quote from agreer2
    I personally feel like if a patient wants to pray let them. If they ask me too then I will pray for them. I do believe that if you truly ask for healing then God will grant IF it is his will. Who needs evidence based practice when the Bible gave true examples. Just a thought
    You can even pray for them if they don't ask you. It's your own business. It would strike me as absurd to pray if you don't believe. And even if I believe, what if I believe in one or more gods competing with theirs?

    "Bible gave true examples."

    Yes, I was really impressed by the Jonah story. LOL.

    Quote from agreer2
    I think it is a good thing that people display such spirituality in such a field. I think it is God and God alone.
    No, it's Zeus and Zeus alone. No, wait, it's Vishnu. No, it's Ra.

    I could go on like that at least 1500 more times.

    Or it's note of them at all. None is only one less than one.
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    Quote from Tragically Hip

    You can even pray for them if they don't ask you. It's your own business. It would strike me as absurd to pray if you don't believe. And even if I believe, what if I believe in one or more gods competing with theirs?

    "Bible gave true examples."

    Yes, I was really impressed by the Jonah story. LOL.

    No, it's Zeus and Zeus alone. No, wait, it's Vishnu. No, it's Ra.

    I could go on like that at least 1500 more times.

    Or it's note of them at all. None is only one less than one.
    Well let me rephrase it is Jesus and Jesus alone.
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    Prayer has always made me feel better, and I believe it has helped me cope with serious situations.
    leslie :-D, TiddlDwink, and TheCommuter like this.
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    Quote from agreer2
    I think it is a good thing that people display such spirituality in such a field. I think it is God and God alone.
    Then I guess I should quit if it's God alone I guess the patients don't need my care. No worries about checking the six rights and all that either God will just intervene if he wants them to live and if not it was his will, not my negligence.
    Not_A_Hat_Person and dimpledRN like this.


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