Miracles? If you Google “people who have experienced miracles”, you’ll get over 5 million hits. That means LOTS of people are talking about and experiencing what appears to be some unexplained but positive occurrence that saves, blesses, cures or otherwise convinces people that there is a power operating in their lives for good. How about you? Have you experienced a “miracle?” My colleague, Ingrid Peschke, writing for the April 17, 2016 edition of MetroWest Daily News, provides some insight into miracles and suggests that underlying miracles are natural spiritual laws that we are beginning to understand. Here’s Ingrid:
Are spontaneous cures miraculous?
The recently released movie, “Miracles From Heaven,” starring Jennifer Garner, has opened up this discussion on the big screen. It explores the true story of a girl whose incurable disease suddenly disappears after a nearly fatal accident and a message she receives from God.
Skeptical? You’ll have to see the movie to judge for yourself. I was surprised we didn’t hear a collective “Amen” in the Boston-area theatre showing I attended. The whispers and tears that followed in the audience were enough to indicate people are hungry for examples of hope and healing.
The explanation physicians usually assign to these events is “spontaneous remission,” which means there’s simply no medical explanation for why a disease disappears. Some leave it at that, but others are curious about how these cures come about.
Take, for instance, Harvard Medical School Professor, Dr. Jeffrey Rediger….