What is depression?  When we are suffering from depression we are unable to feel any positive feelings, including feeling that when we say our prayers to God that God is still there or that God still cares or that he hears us.  Praying for healing from depression can be a difficult undertaking.   Those of…

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If you’re in a life situation where your heart has literally or figuratively failed, prayer can always help improve the condition of your heart as writer David Shelton shares in this life-altering article.  .   Listen to Your Heart So…where are you sitting now while reading this?  Starbucks?  From the sofa in your one-bedroom apartment? …

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When we’re experiencing deep emotional pain this prayer poem expresses our need for loving arms to wrap around us until our pain subsides. ~ Acts of Love ~ If you love me           then hold me                    and don’t let go, because, right now, I’m in a lot of pain. Everyone else, but you;          …

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Making decisions to start or change behavior or anti-depressant medications for a child or teenager can be extremely difficult.  This guided prayer will help you talk productively with God about the many issues involved. Parents Have Struggled Since Bible Times Although back in the time of Jesus parents didn’t face the types of complex medication…

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There are times when even the strongest person needs us to pray “hang in there” with them.  Here are some tips on using this prayer method. How to do this prayer practice: 1.  Be aware that no one can be positive all the time. My mother-in-law was a very positive upbeat lady.  She always enjoyed…

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This method of healing prayer combines faith with physical skills in order to lay hands on a person to pray.   Those praying silently concentrate on allowing God’s healing power to flow through them and out through their hands into the person. How to do this prayer practice: 1.  Develop your desire and your faith. The…

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In praying for healing through the laying on of hands, Christians pray together for the sick believing that the gift of healing would be made manifest through the prayers of those who fervently seek. The laying on of hands and praying in faith for the sick comes from the following Bible passage: “Is anyone among…

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Praying with Christ’s sufferings is a prayer method that uses your personal pain and suffering in a redemptive way by offering it to God in prayer, uniting yourself with the sufferings of Christ as you intercede for another person or a world concern. How to do this prayer practice: 1.  Don’t waste even a small…

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