Symptoms of heart attack healed

In the fall of 2013, the night before my husband and I were due to leave for our annual Christian Science association meeting, I awoke suddenly and found that I could hardly breathe. It also felt as if something was very wrong in my chest. Although I was a lifelong Christian Scientist, I briefly considered dialing 911, but since we learn in Christian Science that sickness is an illusion that needs to be addressed in thought, I saw clearly that being taken to a hospital emergency room would not solve the problem. 

I was used to relying on God for healing and had had many proofs of His care throughout my life, so I was confident I could trust Him to heal this difficulty, too. I knew that God, not a material heart, “is at once the centre and circumference of being,” as Mary Baker Eddy states in Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures (pp. 203–204). 

I awakened my husband and asked him to call a Christian Science practitioner to help me through prayer. When he reached her and told her of the problem, she said to him, “God is All, and that is all you and your wife need to know. Call me back in ten minutes.” He told me what the practitioner had said, and I was able to drop off to sleep holding to that truth. In ten minutes he called her back, and she said she would continue praying for me and to call her in the morning.

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Through Pure Love
January 18, 2016

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