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posticon Perspectives on Pain by John Cali

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This past week I received an email from a dear friend who’s had a long road of daunting physical challenges. Her latest one is learning to live with pain.

John Cali

Here is my friend’s email, slightly edited:

Dear John,

I finally today found last week’s message, Does Praying Do Any Good? I have had a series of really bleak years, feeling that my prayers are all “bouncing off the ceiling” — a really dreadful feeling to have!

I try to “know” as I once did so profoundly, that my prayers are “being heard” and will therefore be effective.… Read more

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posticon Perspectives on Pain Reflection Questions by John Cali

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  • What is the first thing that enters your mind when you feel pain in some part of your body? 
  • Do you believe something’s gone dreadfully wrong or do you know it will pass? 
  • If you can shift your perspective on pain, as Spirit advises, the pain will lessen and your healing will be accelerated. Do you believe that?

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