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For years, when I told people about healings I’d had, they would respond, “Oh, that is a great demonstration! You should submit it to the periodicals!” But I never felt capable of properly placing my thoughts onto a piece of paper and submitting it for publication. I’d gotten poor grades on composition papers in high school and college, and several teachers had expressed the sentiment that I wasn’t much of a writer.
Yet through my young adult life I grew to love God and Christian Science more and more, and saw a natural communication coming into my experience. I stopped trying to impress with words and just let my heart pour out the blessings that I had received because of God’s love for me—expressing instead of impressing. This gratitude became a focal point of writing, as I simply let God communicate to His own creation rather than looking to my own will or human ingenuity to create proper prose.
As a young girl, I had warts on my hands, which would not go away no matter how much I prayed about them. I realized that I was dwelling on the problem, and decided instead to take a step back and simply recognize God’s love for His creation. I understood that this great love meant that I would get to testify of a healing in the future—and that was exciting to me!
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About the author
Cindy Snowden is a Christian Science nurse. She lives and works in Denver, Colorado, and Scottsdale, Arizona.
Ellen Hammond, Michael Thatcher, Sue Pocklington, H.M. Wyeth
A divine promise of health
Maike Byrd, Staff Editor
Reliable health care
When I didn't react...
The Bible – a series of encounters with God
Alessandra P. Colombini
Lu Ann Condon
Meekness and the "elephant walk"
We have a heritage of freedom
Crossing the Red Sea
Erase and 'redraw'
Pollen storm, but no allergies!
A growing, healing church
Gathering to glorify God
Rodolfo Jerome Lacusong
Conference encourages revolution in health & medicine
Eric D. Nelson
Lots of laughs
Submitted by Marilyn L. Trump
'I will always be grateful'
Floyd S. Smith, Sr.
Healed of excessive bleeding
Knee pain healed
Prejudice overcome and other blessings
Toward a more humane society