Faith renewed, health regained

Original in French

When I was a little girl, I was told that God was infinite Love and the only creator, and that He had not created disease. But I didn't completely understand these ideas.

Then, with sheer will power I began to ignore symptoms of an infection that set in early in 1998. But the time came when I could no longer keep up that battle. Eventually I went to a doctor, who prescribed antibiotics. Soon after this medication took effect, I had a new infection. I was given other antibiotics, and the same thing happened again and again, for several months. With each recurrence, larger doses of more powerful drugs were prescribed. This went on for 15 months, and I fought back with all my strength. By June of 1999, I had to check into a hospital, paralyzed and no longer able to do anything.

The hospital personnel considered me quite a curiosity. I underwent all sorts of examinations. But no one could diagnose my illness. After a little while in the hospital, a feeling that was hard to describe began to come over me. Because of the illness, I was removed from my usual lifestyle—one in which an exaggerated and constant preoccupation with the burden of my responsibilities, a tough and demanding job, and a poor view of my individuality had gradually developed.

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