The Power of Prayer
Can prayer take the place of morphine? Is prayer powerful enough to subdue chronic pain? Should one even try to go that route? Should I?
This is territory I have been thinking about for the past few months. It came up after telling a friend how tired I was of being dulled by drugs but fearing going through withdrawals again.
He mentioned a colleague of his who has a serious nerve disorder that causes non-stop pain. When his colleague is asked what he does for pain relief, I was told, he pulls out his rosary. I was amazed and maybe a bit