This devotion is for the soldiers with PTSD, and for all those who struggle with spiritual pain.
Prayer Bead Devotion
Cross: God of Healing,
Invitatory Bead: even when I do not feel it,
Resurrection Bead: you are with me.
First Cruciform Bead: I am hurting. Help me.
Week Beads, 1st Set: Use each bead to acknowledge your pain, inviting God into it.
Second Cruciform Bead: I have a story to share, the truth of my pain. Help me.
Week Beads, 2nd Set: Use each bead to tell the story of your pain, and feel that God is listening as you speak your truth.
Third Cruciform Bead: I have so many feelings and questions. Help me.
Week Beads, 3rd Set: Use each bead to share with God whatever feelings or questions you have about your pain and healing process.
Fourth Cruciform Bead: I want to be whole and at peace. Help me.
Week Beads, 4th Set: Use each bead to pray for wholeness and peace; to sit still with God and allow God to minister to you; to breathe deeply and know God’s deep love for you.
Resurrection Bead: God of Healing,
Invitatory Bead: heal me.
Listening Focus (to be repeated with each bead): Heal me.