My illness came with such force that I didn’t even have time to think what might be wrong with me. I had a head explosion along with a swollen and stiff neck which I couldn’t move, and that came with such intensity I knew I needed to go to the ER. I don’t remember my boyfriend driving me to the hospital, checking me in, or much after that. I was diagnosed at the ER with Encephalitis—an infection of the brain.
I remember a high-speed ride on the gurney to “somewhere,” jarring when the gurney hit the walls carelessly at full force along with vivid memories of my recurring nightmares and, yes, the dreaded “bed of ice.”
Then the miraculous happened! A pulmonary doctor came and asked if he could lay hands on me for healing. I believe I said yes.
Next, I felt power traveling through every cell of my body from the top of my head to the bottom of my feet. I woke up healed with such an incredible sense of wellbeing.
I have never experienced any emotion like that since. My experience of the power of God coursing through me was the most transforming experience of my life. I experienced power which healed me. I KNEW a God who was able to do far more than I could ever dream of…inﬁnitely beyond my greatest imagination. As long as I live, I will always remember that God is limitless!
Pamela McClure, a Mukilteo resident, has lived as an entrepreneurial nomad, navigating many diﬀerent ﬁelds of interest from animal training to community chaplain, and most importantly, wife, mother, and daughter.
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