Synopsis: The healing of the woman with a spirit of infirmity of 18 years warns us to not be formal in our religion. Love is the highest law; we can only obey this law if we understand something critically important about ourselves. This healing teaches us both of these things.Also 7 homilies on Psalm 118.
An excellent way to pray for someone is to pray a short prayer for them, then say the Jesus prayer for the person, for a set number of times.
One may say “Lord Jesus Christ, have mercy on N”, or, more inclusively, “on us”.
After the Jesus prayers, one may repeat the short prayer, or use another one. Two suggested prayers are below.