Love and forgiveness bring harmony to wedding

Christian Science & the power of healing prayer


Jesus said love one anotherMy dearest friend called recently to tell me, sadly, that her husband was not going to attend her daughter's wedding.  There had been regrettable e-mails passed back and forth between the bride-to-be and her step-father regarding those who had been invited to the wedding.
 
I began praying for my friend and her husband (who recently had become Christians), affirming that love and forgiveness would allow them to resolve this problem.  I also prayed for her daughter, knowing that her wedding plans were made with right motives, and nothing should detract from this joyous occasion.
 
The following Sunday I arrived early for our committee prayer meeting before serving as an usher.  One member shared the story of how Jesus' disciple John, spoke to a huge gathering of followers who had traveled long distances to hear his spiritual insights.  He spoke only three words: "Love one another."
 
With tears of joy, I knew I must share this story with my dear friend.  When I returned home, she called me again and said all was well.  She and her husband had decided to visit a counselor together and were told that the only "fault" was in wrong thinking.  Her husband let go of all his anger and his thoughts were flooded with love. 

I told her about John's words and how I had prayed for them.  My friend gasped and said that the Bible quotation of the day on her husband's iPhone had been exactly that: "Love one another."  

With unconditional love for her daughter and forgiveness in the heart of the step-father, both my friend and her husband will attend the wedding. 
 
Oh, and I will be there, too  ̶  full of love and gratitude. God is love.
 
Merilee
Oxnard, CA

 

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