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Severe illness overcome, purpose renewed

From the August 2022 issue of The Christian Science Journal


This passage from Psalms came to me when I reached out to God at a time when I wasn’t sure if I would live: “I shall not die, but live, and declare the works of the Lord” ( 118:17 ). It was the summer of 2005, and I was losing the ability to grasp objects and experiencing trouble walking.