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Testimonies of Healing

Never out of God’s presence

From The Christian Science Journal - February 26, 2016

Originally written in Portuguese, this first appeared in the February 2016 Portuguese, Spanish, French, and German editions of The Herald of Christian Science. 

The experience I’m about to tell happened long ago, when I was just starting to study Christian Science.

My mother was a member of a branch Church of Christ, Scientist, in our city, and she helped me overcome problems many times by praying for me. However, I felt the need to prove for myself the efficacy of prayer, as I was learning from my study of Christian Science.

I was in the last years of my career as a teacher in a public school and had been called to work in the Bureau of Education office located next to my house. I needed to get a certificate showing my years of service in order to apply for retirement. And to do that I needed to go to the Regional Bureau of Education. Because I was a full-time employee, I asked the manager of the local Bureau of Education where I was working if I could take the afternoon off as personal time, and he agreed.

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