Is it appropriate to pray with patients?
Prayer may benefit both the nurse and the patient; both may find comfort in prayer. Prayer may also help patients and their families adjust emotionally to their illness or life events and support the patients’ spiritual health. Unfortunately, nurses may not know prayers of different faiths.
What to do if a patient asks you to pray with them?
To better understand this, the authors suggested saying, “I see that it’s important for me to be here with you; tell me more.” Reflect the patient’s concerns. As you learn more about the reasons for the patient’s request, acknowledge her feelings. Doing so does not require you to have the same religious beliefs.
How do you pray for a sick person?
Heavenly Father, We lift up all those who are facing various illnesses. Give them the hope and courage they need today and every day. Comfort their pain, calm their fears, and surround them with Your peace.
How can I be patient when God makes you wait?
5 Ways to Be Patient Waiting On God’s Timing
- Pray for patience and fortitude through the waiting season.
- Pray for God to reveal the next step or the next season.
- Pray for your heart to be open to the work God’s doing through this current season.
- Pray for transformation and renewal.
What is a good healing prayer?
O Lord the oil of your healing flows through me like a living stream. I choose to bathe in these clear waters each day. I will keep my eyes on you, and trust in you that I will fully recover. I give you all that I am, and rest in your peace.
How do nurses pray for doctors?
Prayer for Doctors, Nurses, and other Caregivers
Dear God, please bless in a special way my doctors, my nurses, and all the other persons who are caring for my and my needs in so many different ways. Please help them to know deep inside how grateful I am for all their expertise and gentle care.