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The power of persistence

From the February 2022 issue of The Christian Science Journal

This interview was originally recorded as a podcast on July 26, 2021 and was adapted for the March 2021 issue of The Christian Science Journal

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In this Sentinel Watch podcast, adapted for print, Jenny Sawyer talks with Tim Mitchinson, a Christian Science practitioner and teacher from Naperville, Illinois. The program centered on the following: When we’re seeking a resolution to something, or having to persist in prayer to find healing, what is it that helps us stick with it? And why should we? To hear the podcast, visit

Jenny: Tim, you were telling me about a time as a teenager when you faced a chronic skin problem that made portions of your skin blotchy and uncomfortable. You felt frightened and embarrassed that this was going on in front of others. How did you deal with this? 

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