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How I prayed when my handbag was stolen

From the May 2023 issue of The Christian Science Journal

In 1995, my husband and I went on holiday to England with our two small daughters. On our last day there, my handbag went missing from the restaurant where we were having lunch. It had been on the seat beside me and contained our traveler’s checks, passports, and airline tickets for the flight home to South Africa that evening. 

We went to the police station to report the theft, but they said there was not much they could do about it. My husband had a bit of cash with him and was able to phone his mother, who called a Christian Science practitioner to pray about the situation. My husband also made arrangements for us to go to the South African Embassy to obtain passports to fly out of the country. 

We can expect to see evidence of divine Spirit’s activity.

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