Healings built my confidence in Christian Science

Over twenty years ago, as my wife and I were preparing to move to Texas from California, I started to experience shortness of breath. This occurred even when I was performing mundane tasks. 

I had worked hard for weeks packing up the house, and during the journey to our new home, we spent a lot of time both driving and stopping to visit historical and tourist sights, so there didn’t seem to be much free time for me to pray about this problem. One day in New Mexico, however, while my wife went to a museum, I remained behind at our motel to spend time in prayer, as
the challenge had become quite troublesome. I also spent hours searching the Bible and Mary Baker Eddy’s writings for ideas to support my prayers. Part of one statement by Mrs. Eddy resonated deeply with me: “We must give freer breath to thought . . .” (Christian Healing, p. 4).

I pondered that statement over and over, knowing that it is thought that must be given freedom before physical freedom can be realized. I decided to go for a quiet walk in the countryside to think further about this. After a while, I felt I should return to the motel and continue to research the topic of inspiration in the Bible and in Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mrs. Eddy. But before I began, I had a strong realization that I’d already been healed! I was elated and humbly grateful, and there have been no more breathing problems since.

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Testimony of Healing
Innate honesty proved through prayer
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