Prayer brings healing in an emergency room

On the first morning of a business trip to California about six years ago, various symptoms that I had been praying about for many months came to a head. I had had numerous brief episodes in which a series of bodily malfunctions, including abnormal bowel function, would occur one after the other, to the point where it became predictable what to expect next. Each bout would end with a feeling of extreme discomfort all over my body.

Throughout this whole period of several months, there was an almost constant overall feeling of being less than my normal 100 percent. These attacks, which at the beginning had been a week or two apart, had started getting closer together at the time I made my trip.

That morning in California, I lost consciousness twice within a few minutes, just after meeting the people with whom I was going to work. By the time I awoke the second time, the ambulance that someone called for me was on its way. One of the people I had just met agreed to call a Christian Science practitioner for me. I thanked everyone for their caring concern, but I was also clear that I wanted the practitioner's prayer-based treatment rather than medical treatment. The many healings I'd had through prayer prior to this time made the choice a natural one for me.

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Testimony of Healing
Cavities healed through prayer
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