are confident that stem cells may become the basis for
treating diseases such as Parkinson’s disease, diabetes,
and heart disease – at some point in the future after
much testing for safety and effectiveness. Because of
stringent rules in the United States, treatments using
stem cells are only just beginning.
physicians around the globe are already using stem cells
to treat these diseases. Whether these treatments are
safe and effective has not been conclusively proven
using strict scientific standards. What is known is that
many desperately ill or disabled patients travel many
miles and spend many thousands of dollars to obtain
book of prayers is for those patients, of course, but
also for all patients now and in the future who seek
relief from their diseases and disabilities through stem
is a nearly universal human need to talk to God, to
communicate our deepest needs, fears, desires, etc. This
need may manifest itself in expressions of gratitude, of
love, of awe and wonder, of praise and glorification,
and of remorse. Very often it manifests itself in pleas
for consolation, for help, for mercy.
day, people all over the world are moved to worship and
adore God, and to acknowledge that they are dependent
Gospels mention many times that Jesus himself often
withdrew to quiet, desolate places to pray.
As St. Augustine once wrote, “He wishes our desires to
be expressed in prayers so that we may be able to
receive what he is ready to give.”
is our hope that this small Treasury of Prayers will be
a constant companion of patients seeking stem cell
treatments and will be used frequently as an aid to
beginning a personal conversation with God.
And I Shall Be Healed:
A special gift for friends or loved ones who
are considering or preparing for stem cell treatments.
● Provides comfort
and solace in a time of anxiety and uncertainty.
● Small enough to
keep in a purse or carry-on for quick conversations with God.
Helps unlock the power of prayer in a stem
cell patient's life.
Helps patients learn how to turn to God for
His compassion, mercy and healing power.
Helps patients find just the right words to
converse with God, to express their innermost thoughts and feelings,
fears and doubts.
To purchase at
Title: And I Shall Be Healed
Subtitle: A Treasury of Prayers and Scriptural
Readings for Patients Contemplating, Undergoing or
Recovering from Stem Cell Treatments
This Treasury of Prayers has four
Before Stem Cell Treatment (Contemplation and Decision);
While at the Hospital or Clinic;
for Patients with Specific Diseases, Conditions and
Scriptural Readings for the
Spiritual Comfort of Stem Cell Patients.
Country of Publication: United States
Number of Pages: 102 (paperback, 6" x 9")
Author: Sarah A. Dufour
To purchase at Amazon.com,
I never prayed much at all until I was diagnosed with
congestive heart failure and decided on the stem cell
treatments. Your little book got me started in prayer
and guided me the whole way. I can't tell you how glad I
am that my best friend found [the book] and gave it to
me. My prayer life continues and is much richer now that
I am home safely from my trip."