Writing Prayers and Processing Trauma

In my occupation I encounter trauma regularly. It could be walking into a hospital room and seeing a person’s broken body that is struggling for life. It could be sitting with a weeping wife as CPR is performed on her husband in the next room. It could be stepping into a room where fifteen family members surround the bed of the family matriarch as her breathing grows steadily more shallow and her pulse weakens until it is non-existent.

Your job might not bring you into regular contact with that sort of trauma but life being what it is there is a 100% chance you…