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Testimonies of Healing

Verification of Healings

The healings we publish are verified by people who can vouch for the testifier or who know of the healing. Examples of Christian healing from individuals and families around the world have been published in the Christian Science periodicals for well over a century.

The most recently-published testimonies are at the top.

Healing of symptoms of asthma

When I was young, I always had trouble breathing when the fog rolled in where I lived in Santa Monica, California. While the condition wasn’t diagnosed, the symptoms were consistent with asthma attacks.

Gratitude is a lifesaver

Gratitude is a powerful healing quality—and it’s a lifesaver. I know, because it saved my life years ago.

Unclasping fear’s hold

For a period of over a year, I experienced unreliable vision and recurring painful irritation in my eyes, which interfered with safe driving and hindered many of my day-to-day activities. Throughout the year, working with a Christian Science practitioner, who gave me prayerful treatment, helped me to be comfortable in several times of need.

Stomach pain ceased

Over a period of a year or so, I experienced severe stomach cramps every three or four weeks. I prayed for myself as we are taught in Christian Science and my metaphysical treatments brought some improvement, but the condition kept recurring.

Trust in God heals cold symptoms

Recently, my wife and I were on a vacation cruise, and she came down with a cold. We shared a very small cabin, which is the case on most cruise ships.

Full recovery from severe case of encephalitis

In my twenties, I contracted measles. I immediately contacted a Christian Science practitioner for treatment through prayer, but despite our best efforts, the case deteriorated rapidly and I became mentally and physically incapacitated.

What do you do if you’re too embarrassed to tell a practitioner?

Q: What do you do if you have a personal issue for which you need help and would like to contact a Christian Science practitioner for treatment, but you’re too embarrassed to have to tell him or her about it? A:  I am so grateful you have asked this question as it goes to the core of the Christian Science practice. It is important to have confidence that when we reach out to a Christian Science practitioner for treatment, we are turning to the power and love of Christ, Truth—the impersonal Savior—for healing.

Golf injury healed

On Mother’s Day, my husband and I were playing golf after church. Just short of the 11th hole, my husband was pitching onto the green and gave his ball a tremendous hit.

The ‘rivers’ of healing

In recent years I have hesitated to call myself “retired,” while still contemplating the idea of being free of work responsibilities and ties to the world at large. Little did I know that freedom from those ties still gives us plenty of work—in God’s kingdom on earth.

Diagnosis reversed

When I was in the eighth month of pregnancy with my second child, I was diagnosed with a critical, usually fatal, disease. The doctor was very concerned and called in a specialist.