Last year I became ill with a physical difficulty which at first...

Last year I became ill with a physical difficulty which at first did not appear to be very serious. I thought it would "run its course" and just "go away." However, after several weeks this illness had worsened so much that the physical deterioration left me suddenly fighting for my life. I felt as though I were in a very deep pit where I could not reach the top, and I couldn't see how I would get out of it.

I turned completely to God, and as I prayed a reevaluation of what is really important in my life began to take place; new priorities were established. As my spiritual convictions became stronger, I gained physical strength, and the healing began to take place.

I was filled with deep gratitude for even the smallest sign of progress; however, inability to retain food or liquid had resulted in severe dehydration, extreme weight loss, and a very weakened condition. It seemed that all I could do when calling a Christian Science practitioner for prayerful help was to listen, without comment, to the healing truths that were being poured out to me. Because of this, I felt as though I were not really contributing much myself to the healing process. But I began to realize that the very fact that I trusted God completely was the greatest thing I could contribute to the healing.

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Testimony of Healing
One night I slept fine until about eleven o'clock
September 23, 1991

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