Healed of intense pain

One day I began experiencing severe pain. I just couldn’t seem to find relief. I wasn’t raised in Christian Science, and during the time before I found it, I was used to a lot of petitioning prayer in the sense of almost begging God for help. I could hear myself reverting to that form of prayer as I was trying to figure out how to get rid of the pain. I was saying, “God, please relieve me of this pain—what do I need to do; what did I do wrong? Please help me!”

My wife, who is a Christian Science practitioner and wasn’t aware of the difficulty, called me at work and asked if I would like to join her for a walk. Since I couldn’t focus on my office work and meetings, I thought, “I can try; it isn’t going to be fun or easy, but it may help get my mind off this discomfort.”

About ten minutes into the walk, my wife could tell I was uncomfortable, as I think I might have groaned out loud. She turned to me and said: “You do remember that you don’t pray to fix something. That would be admitting that you are made of matter and trying to fix matter. But you are really spiritual, and you are praying to see what is already there—your perfection as God’s image, which has never been touched and has never changed!”

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Testimony of Healing
Guided through a school exam
October 2, 2017

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