G-d’s healing power surrounds us. Re’fuat haguf. Healing of the body. Re’fuat hanefesh. Healing of the spirit. This is a meditation on inviting healing into our lives. It’s one of 10 new pieces that I wrote after getting out of the hospital. It will appear in my forthcoming book, Jewish Prayers of Hope and Healing.
Radiance and awe.
Splendor and wonder.
The energy of being surrounds me
From the holy realms.
Let me invite these gifts of holiness
Into my hands,
Into my body,
Into the core of my being.
Let me invite the energy of life
Into my limbs,
Into my chest,
Into my heart.
Let me invite this well of healing
Into my breath,
Into my blood,
Into my spirit.
G-d of Old,
Healer and Guide,
You have blessed me with life,
Days of hope and yearning.
Bless me with Your healing power.
Lead me back to
A life of wholeness and peace.
© 2013 Alden Solovy and http://www.tobendlight.com. All rights reserved.
Postscript: My other healing prayers include: “For Surgery,” “Upon Recovery from Surgery,” “For a Critically-Ill Child,” “For a Critically-Ill Mother,” “For a Critically Ill Father,” “For Cancer Treatment,” “Cancer Remission” and two Hospice Prayers. See also: “Quick Prayer for Healing,” “Quick Prayer for My Healing,” “Quick Prayer for Healing (Specific)”and “On Recurrent Pain.”
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