Prayer is an invocation or act that seeks to activate a rapport with an object of worship. An act of the virtue of religion which consists in asking proper gifts or graces from God. In a more general sense it is the application of the mind to Divine things, not merely to acquire a knowledge of them but to make use of such knowledge as a means of union with God. This may be done by acts of praise and thanksgiving, but petition is the principal act of prayer.
Scientific studies regarding the use of prayer have mostly concentrated on its effect on the healing of sick or injured people. The efficacy of prayer in faith healing has been evaluated in numerous studies, with contradictory results.
Here you will find prayers for healing, Blessings, Blessings, Devotion, Evening and Morning, Financial, Forgiveness, Life, Love, Praise and Thankfulness, Protection, for use at mealtime and bedtime.