Your Faith Can Make You Whole
I remember being afraid to stand for long periods of time while growing up. If you grow up in a school system like mine, then this was almost impossible to avoid – morning assembly was at least an hour, that is, praying that the children behaved and followed directions given. We know that this rarely ever happened, not with 5-year-old students in the mix.
Now, you may ask, “Why the fear?” One reason – I would have episodes of loss of consciousness accompanied by seizures whenever I stood for lengthy periods. I would be standing one minute and the next find myself on the ground, the floor or lying on a bed, a bench or whatever was available at the time. The shame was profound.
I remember visiting several doctors, doing many tests to only hear, “We cant figure out why this is happening.” For several years I went from one doctor to the next who all told me the same thing. They said I had to be on medication for the rest of my life. Twice a day, every day, I took Phenobarbitone which didn’t totally keep the seizures at bay.
I couldn’t see myself continuing life this way, so on the morning of my 12th birthday, I woke up, took the packet of tablets, laid it on my bed and spoke to God like he was sitting right there on the bed. I told Him, “I am not going to take another tablet. You said if I ask I will receive, I have been asking for many years , now I am ready to receive my healing.” I proceeded to the washroom where I flushed every tablet that was in that packet into the toilet and walked out believing.
I went back to my room and starting thanking God for healing me. Each day nearing the time I usually took the medication I would just take some time to say Thank You Lord.
It is now almost 30 years since I took this step of faith. I have never had a seizure and never will again. In childlike faith I believed and was made whole. You too can be healed, only believe, not just confess, BELIEVE! Nothing is too big for my God.
What a powerful testimony! God is good all the time! Thank you for sharing this!
God is indeed good all the time!!! All praises to him.
Great personal testimony Rosa! I recall in my early childhood days, how I would witness this with my youngest brother. I did not quite understand at the time what was happening to him and I was literally afraid each time he would have the episodes.
Sometimes they occurred while we were on our way walking to school and he would fall to the ground in a real ‘violent’ fit. But thank God as he grew older we noted a decrease in the frequency and today to the glory of God, he is completely healed.
Thank you for sharing your story. Blessings! 🙂
Seizures can be so debilitating. It works negatively on ones psych and can make you so shy and uncertain, especially if you do not have a good support system. Thank God for praying parents.
Thank you for sharing your very personal and amazing story. That takes a lot of bravery!! Found you at SITS!
Thanks. It took a lot of courage, yes, but I am at the point where I am comfortable sharing my story. I hope that it will inspire someone to believe that it is his or her time for a miracle.
Believe! Welcome Rosie and thanks for sharing such an amazing story. God is so good! I can’t wait to read more.
Thanks Vernon. Our God is awesome.
Thank you Lord for your healing virtues which continually flow and is available to whomsoever will ask and believe. Good post Rosie!!! Welcome to EMB.