How does one express the deep gratitude he feels for a way of...

How does one express the deep gratitude he feels for a way of solving life's problems—a way that is so merciful and effective? The truth lived and taught by Christ Jesus is indeed such a way. Only by constant endeavor to learn and live this ideal more closely can we show our gratitude.

The number of healings in our large family has been abundant. I had a quick and complete healing of fever when our first child was born. So-called childhood diseases were quickly overcome, or the youngsters did not have them at all. One occasion, however, was much more serious.

Our fourth son was not yet two years old when the children had measles. The other children hardly seemed touched, but this little fellow did not respond to prayerful treatment quickly. His father and grandmother in the home wanted medical care for him. I felt sure that the healing was imminent and left the child with his grandmother for a while, expecting to find a well, playful, little boy on my return. However, what I found was a sick baby and the message that if his fever rose again that night there would be serious results.

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May 15, 1978

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