Growths eliminated through prayer

A few years ago, a small growth appeared on my right eyelid. I prayed, but it grew bigger. I became acutely aware of the growth and felt everyone else must be noticing it too, though no one mentioned it. 

Then someone did say something, and I wondered if I should submit to having the growth surgically removed. I did not really want that, though, because I knew that God is the best “surgeon.” I had experienced the removal of unwanted growths before through relying on the teachings of Christian Science. 

When I was a child, warts appeared on my hands. My grandmother told me I was God’s perfect child and warts were no part of that perfection. I was encouraged to see myself as perfect. I remember each night turning to God by myself after we had said our prayers and sung a hymn. I would put my hands under my pillow, think about what my grandmother had said, and bring them out to look at them, expecting to see perfect hands, and be disappointed. 

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Testimony of Healing
Pain overcome
December 17, 2012

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