Being in harmony with God was my right

One night I woke up with wave after wave of pain in my abdomen. It was so intense it was hard to breathe.

I got up and went to another room so I wouldn't disturb my husband and started to pray. But the pain didn't let up, and it was hard to concentrate.

Then I remembered the Lord's Prayer being called the "prayer which covers all human needs" (seeScience and Health with Key to the Scriptures, by Mary Baker Eddy, p. 16). I started praying the Lord's Prayer. I only got through the first line, "Our Father which art in heaven," before I lost my concentration because of the pain. So I started again and got a little further. Although at first I couldn't get through too much of the prayer—and what I was repeating didn't have a whole lot of meaning to me—I knew I was on the right track because I started to feel comforted.

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Testimony of Healing
On the road again
November 12, 2001

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