To Heal A Friend Think, O’ God , of our friend who is ill, whom we now commend to Your compassionate regard. that no healing is too hard if it be Your will. We therefore pray that You bless our friend with Your loving care, renew his/her strength, and heal what ails him/her in Your loving name.
How to listen to someone with cancer – Top tips from patients Make eye contact but don’t stare. Let me lead the conversation. Give me your full attention. Find us somewhere private to talk. It’s ok for one, or both of us, to be upset. I’ll ask if I want advice. Silences are ok, you don’t have to fill them.
Talking with someone who has cancer “ I ‘m not sure what to say, but I want you to know I care.” “ I ‘m sorry to hear that you are going through this.” “How are you doing?” “If you would like to talk about it, I ‘m here.” “Please let me know how I can help.” “ I ‘ll keep you in my thoughts.”
35 Bible verses for healing: “ Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God . “ LORD my God , I called to you for help, and you healed me.” — Psalm 30 :2. “ Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.” — Matthew 11:28. “ “’ “ “ “
How to Say ‘I’m Praying for You ‘ to a Stranger or Acquaintance “I hope this doesn’t come off too strong, but I’ve been thinking of you . “I’ve been thinking of you and what you ‘re going through. “I can’t imagine how that must feel. “I’ve been thinking about your situation.
12 things never to say to someone who has cancer “That’s a good cancer to have.” “ Cancer isn’t as hard as it used to be.” “I’ve always wanted to shave my head.” “You look like Natalie Portman in V for Vendetta!” “We didn’t think you’d be up for it.” “You’re so brave.” “Have you tried…?” “If anyone can beat this, you can.
Holiday or anytime gift ideas for a cancer patient A blanket. Port pillow. Silk eye mask. Lounge wear. Back scratcher or zipper puller. Insulated water bottle. Gift cards. Kindle, iPad or other tablet.
Don’t say , “It’s going to be OK” But do say something. Do make clear that you’ll be there for them. Do be careful about saying , “I’ll pray for you” Do try to create a semblance of normalcy. Do ask how they’re doing — today. Do be a good listener. Don’t get squirmy at the end.
Be encouraging . Acknowledge the situation, but always express your support and encouragement . You could say, “I know this is an incredibly difficult journey you are on, but I am here to support you and help you in any way I can to help you get through it.”
10 Tips for Supporting a Friend with Cancer Ask before you visit. This is true whether you’re visiting someone at home or in the hospital. Set up a phone team. Offer to help with daily tasks. Listen. Take your cues from your friend. Remember that everyone’s illness is different. Reconsider gifts of food. Give thoughtful gifts.
Here are some tips for being as supportive as possible when a loved one is diagnosed with cancer : Listen. Give advice only when you are asked. Educate yourself about cancer . Support your loved one’s treatment decisions. Remember the caregiver. Stay connected. Keep things normal.
Loving God, I pray that you will comfort me in my suffering, lend skill to the hands of my healers, and bless the means used for my cure. Give me such confidence in the power of your grace, that even when I am afraid, I may put my whole trust in you; through our Savior Jesus Christ. Amen.
Few tips for how to pray for healing for someone else: Listen! Be an encourager! Listen with compassion. Bring your prayer requests to God. Ask others to stand in prayer with you. Laying on of hands and Anointing of the Sick Sacrament. Be an encourager.
Raphael (/ˈræfiəl/; Hebrew: רְפָאֵל, translit. Rəp̄āʾēl, lit. ‘ God has healed’; Ancient Greek: Ραφαήλ, Raphaḗl; Coptic: ⲣⲁⲫⲁⲏⲗ, Rafaêl; Arabic: رفائيل, Rafā’īl, or إسرافيل, Isrāfīl; Amharic: ሩፋኤል, Rufaʾel) is an archangel responsible for healing in the traditions of most Abrahamic religions.