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Prayer, Community and Healing – Article

Douglas Bloch, MA

Have you ever wondered if praying for oneself or others can make a scientifically measurable difference in recovering from illness or trauma? It is one thing to understand such a healing intellectually; it another to know it form experience.

The article link below shares one man’s recovery from depression through the support of a wellness program.

The moral to this story is that no matter how sophisticated our brain science and technology become, there is no substitute for human love and caring. Scientific studies repeatedly reveal that strong social bonds, as a prayer, strengthen the immune system and ward off the harmful effects of stress.

Article Link: Prayer, Community and Healing: My Story by Douglas Bloch, MA

For additional articles, visit the American Holistic Health Association’s Self-Help Articles.

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