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Re: [MOL] faith healings



Thanks, Pat, I always enjoy your posts...know that I think of you often.
Love and prayers, Joicy


> From: "Pat Kimmi" <lumber2@rainbowtel.net>
> Reply-To: mol-cancer@lists.meds.com
> Date: Sun, 6 Aug 2000 07:35:45 -0500
> To: <mol-cancer@lists.meds.com>
> Subject: Re: [MOL] faith healings
> 
> Joicy----your 2 cents is worth about 2 million--very well put. Pat Kimmi-Ks
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Joicy <joicy@erols.com>
> To: <mol-cancer@lists.meds.com>
> Sent: Sunday, August 06, 2000 6:40 AM
> Subject: [MOL] faith healings
> 
> 
>> Just a thought on faith healings...I believe wholeheartedly that *God* has
>> the power to do anything, including complete healing  of anyone. I have
>> mentioned often that I have two relatives, both given up for dead, who
> were
>> indeed healed (not at healing services, but healed nonetheless), and who
>> lived many years after. Miraculous healings are not limited to ancient
>> times. Neither are they limited, I think, to specific places or healers.
>> 
>> BUT (and this an important "but") I think we have to be very careful in
> our
>> expectations, because healing in this world and *for* this world is not
>> always what God has in mind, at least in the physical sense. (He is more
>> concerned for our spiritual healing.) We also have to be very careful not
> to
>> judge or blame those who are not healed physically as not having "enough
>> faith." This lays an extra painful burden on those struggling with
> illness.
>> and we must never cast God as a "cosmic bellhop," with our faith dependent
>> on his willingness to do our bidding.
>> 
>> Above all, God is an incredible mystery that we will never comprehend on
>> "this side." Each of us are allowed to go through what we need to for our
>> ultimate good, and it's very different for each of us. Even St. Paul (and
>> who was more faithful than he?) had a "thorn" that God chose NOT to
> remove,
>> for purposes only God knew.
>> 
>> I hope I haven't offended anyone -- just my two cents! love and prayers,
>> Joicy
>> 
>>> From: beav76@uswest.net
>>> Reply-To: mol-cancer@lists.meds.com
>>> Date: Sat, 05 Aug 2000 21:21:30 -0700
>>> To: mol-cancer@lists.meds.com
>>> Subject: Re: [MOL] Mexican Hospital
>>> 
>>> Carol;
>>> Believe it or not we have tried that too.  We went last year about 4
> differant
>>> times. This lady has turned a barn into a little chapel. It would hold
> about
>>> 60
>>> people. She herself  was healed at a large healing when she was in the
> last
>>> stage of
>>> cancer and bleeding from openings on her body. Her husband purchased the
> chair
>>> she
>>> sat in and that is in the little chapel now. I do believe in faith
> healing.
>>> But it
>>> is what it says it is. Faith.... My husband was called out for a healing
> and I
>>> believe he received it but he was unable to hang on to it because he has
> doubt
>>> and
>>> anger toward God. It is something he will have to work out between him
> and the
>>> Creator. Afterwards, she would have a private session where you could
> talk to
>>> her
>>> privately. She put her hands on my husband and told him to walk away
> from her
>>> (he is
>>> totally disabled on right leg with cancer). He did! Without a limp! It
> was
>>> totally
>>> amazing. But when he turned around to walk back he started limping
> again. She
>>> just
>>> said she would pray for him to not look for the pain but for faith in
> God. Her
>>> name
>>> is Sarah O'mera... In Scottsdale Az. She will call out healings. There
> are 3
>>> people
>>> here with vision problems, and everyone looks around to see who they are
> and
>>> there
>>> will be 3 people that have vision problems. I also met a couple in
> Tijuana
>>> when we
>>> were there and she had breat cancer that met. too bone and lung. We
> called
>>> them
>>> about 8 mos. later and her husband told me she was in her last days when
> she
>>> gave a
>>> testimonial at church and while they were coming home she was healed.
> Jimmy
>>> her
>>> husband told me he had given up too. It was totally amazing to talk to
> him. It
>>> truly
>>> is a miracle. Miracles do happen. As far as the healings you see on
> T.V.... I
>>> guess
>>> one would have to go to see what you would get from it.........Your
> friend,
>>> Beav
>>> 
>>> Carol Foulkes wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Miss Beav,
>>>> 
>>>> Read your note re why people go to Mexican hospitals.  I guess you're
>>>> right.  You go when the US doctors give up on you.
>>>> 
>>>> Curiousity question:  Has any of you out there tried "faith healing"?
> I
>>>> see it mentioned on TV and, supposedly, great things happen.  Not too
>>>> sure I take much stock in it; not that I don't believe miracles can
>>>> happen, I just wonder about all these "they don't take any money for
> it"
>>>> faith healers are for real.
>>>> 
>>>> Carol in Memphis
>> 
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