When one considers history between 1989 and 1991, the fall of the Berlin Wall certainly offers the strongest symbolic significance among other important events connected with freedom, such as the breakup of the USSR and the abolition of apartheid in South Africa. All these events remind me of the way Paul and Silas, who had been unjustly imprisoned, found their freedom: “At midnight Paul and Silas prayed, and sang praises unto God … And suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison were shaken: and immediately all the doors were opened, and every one’s bands were loosed” ( Acts 16:25, 26 ).
Do you know people who are experts in tearing down a wall? I´m not talking about construction workers who, equipped with hammer, pickaxe, and shovel, remove stones. Although their work is important, I’m talking about a different kind of worker: people who are removing mental obstacles through their pure and determined thinking and their clear conviction that each man, child, and woman, as God´s beloved child, is destined to be free.
When my oldest daughter was a child, we lived in El Prado, a very nice area of the city. She loved to go biking with her friend.
It was 1997. I woke up one morning with a strong pain in my stomach.
It’s fun to dress up in a fancy dress. I remember the parties my parents organized at home to celebrate Mardi Gras, when I was growing up.
Twenty-five years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, António shares how he prayed about the situation from a spiritual perspective.
With many crossings over the border into the eastern sector of Berlin, I was confronted with the necessity and, at the same time, the opportunity to correct false views—on both sides of the border.
As I started developing my work as a Christian Science nurse, I encountered and overcame many challenges.
We can all gain new glimpses of our genuine identity as God’s idea, always expressing ageless Life, God.
If we want to be effective healers, we must go into our daily lives prepared to put into practice what we’ve learned.