Serious Question: Do You Need a Miracle?

Elizabeth Park
6 min readApr 13, 2024

~an experiment in doing what Jesus did~

a spring of water in a desert, possibly salt, blue sky and white clouds
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It’s pretty simple in concept. But I don’t hear of too many churches doing it, do you?

Healing, I mean.

A lot of people are sick. The health care system is sick, and the insurance system is twisted.

In addition, people are poor.

The rich can afford health care, good food and water, beauty treatments, good mattresses, vacations, and more, but the rest of us can’t get the most basic treatment we need.

That’s where some very ancient intervention comes in handy.

Healing. As in supernatural, faith-based healing. The kind Jesus did.

Not the public, staged, dramatic stuff where you tap someone on the forehead, and they fall down on the stage and are draped modestly by professional ushers who are used to the spectacle. If you’ve ever seen that, you know what I’m talking about.

Then the person goes home, and nothing has changed. Or the church says it’s the person’s fault, or that God SENT the sickness.

How are you going to pray away a sickness if God sent it?

What did Jesus say?

A thief is only there to steal and kill and destroy. I came so they can have real and…



Elizabeth Park

Van Gogh fan girl, loves good questions and people who listen, ex-fundamentalist; Spiritual life coach for black sheep