Tag Archives: spiritual healing

Is healing still possible to God? Photos of a simple (UK) church pin-board that says it all!

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Was there a minor miracle on Newsnight last week?

Well, yes, from my point of view there was a minor miracle on Newsnight last week.   The BBC’s nightly “current affairs, investigative programme” has miraculously – because it surely wasn’t intentional! – promoted Mary Baker Eddy’s venerable and vibrant classic on Christian healing. The almost as venerable and vibrant news programme showed a LARGE […]

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Lilia – refugee from the Nazis, Oscar nominee, and grandmother comes to London (as a play).

Two key aspects of my life as a child of Jewish Holocaust survivors come together on stage in a delightful drama being performed at Hampstead’s 60-seater Pentameters Theatre, above The Horseshoe pub on Heath Street.  (Playing every night at 8pm, except Mondays, from now till November 13, and on Sunday afternoons at 5pm. Firstly, I […]

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Brooklands FM Sunday Viewpoint – sifting the kinds of faith in “faith healing”

Susan Thomas, the Christian Science Committee on Publication for Surrey was the guest on “Sunday Viewpoint” on Brooklands FM last week.  She shared her thoughts about a different kind of faith, one that is based on spiritual law and a track record of experience, not on blind hope or resignation to the will of an […]

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Making individual healthcare choices…even while lying in the road after a biking accident!

My Massachusetts colleague Ken Girard recently posted the following helpful response to the comment  “I thought that Christian Scientists always had to choose prayer for their healthcare!”  It contains an impressive healing of a pretty impressive biking accident!  It’s great to know that the effects of such accidents can be overcome through spiritual means. Over the […]

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God is “in America” but divine Spirit is “confined to no spot”…and nor is Christian Science!

A plethora of good thoughts about God from my US colleagues this week, coincide with a significant six-part PBS (Public Broadcasting Service) series airing this week called “God in America”. Boston-based Media Manager, Russ Gerber – whose lighter side is captured in some of the videos alongside this blog! – is writing here about a transformational […]

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What’s love got to do with it…if the dying recover when medicine holds out no hope?

The cases below are ones in which the best of modern medicine was not affording a needed cure.  These cases do not include Christian Science prayer-based healing treatment nor any spiritual or other alternative approach to treatment. But they are thought-provoking illustrations that the body does not necessarily need to act according to medical diagnosis […]

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Healing prayer narrative: Three (American) blogs and a (British) video…!

My United States colleagues have been writing up a storm about the Christian Science approach to healing.  Here are some of their blogs. Texas: Kidney deformity > prayer > healing I enjoy meeting people that are fired up, full of energy, and have a real story to tell. Texas is full of them. I also […]

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Healing prayer narrative – spiritual healing following accidents

And on the seventh day… Seven is a significant numeral in biblical terms, suggesting completeness.  And the past six days’ worth of  thought-provoking accounts of prayer healing found on the internet wouldn’t be complete without examples of the kind of healing that takes place through the practice of Christian Science.  (Click here for a more […]

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Healing prayer narrative – doctor surprised by spiritual healing of disabled girl

What is a prayer healing narrative? Immediately below is a link to the narrative of a prayer-based healing found on the internet.  (Click here for a more in-depth explanation of why we are highlighting it on this blog.) Disabled girl healed (from Norwich GBMFI)  Christian doctor, Dr Bill Isaacs-Sodeyer, who saw a disabled child healed when he prayed, […]

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