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Two powerful healings

From the April 2016 issue of The Christian Science Journal


Every healing experienced in Christian Science is a blessing from God. Sometimes healing may be slow in being realized, though often healing comes quickly. But however it comes, slow or fast, healing causes us to feel praise and gratitude toward our dear Father-Mother God for His lovingkindness and ever-presence.

One healing I had, which I would call fast, occurred about six years ago. My husband and I had a house full of family visiting for the weekend. Suddenly, I felt what seemed like a huge weight on my head, and some parts of my body were not functioning properly. My thoughts were clear, though, and I had a great desire to be quiet and alone with God.

When my husband, son, and sister-in-law discerned the situation, they helped me into bed. I felt no curiosity about whatever it might be that was trying to interrupt and disturb this family weekend. I knew that the quiet time alone with God would allow me to pray and feel my closeness to God. The Bible verse, “Be still, and know that I am God” (Psalms 46:10), was present in my thought. 

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