I must share a few other important stories before I get into the Brazilians and John Of God.
I was rushing to get ready to go to “The Casa.” for the early morning healing session with John of God. I opened the front door to my room, which faced the courtyard and I noticed a thirty something year old man sitting in front of his room holding a little girl, maybe 3-4 years old. Their room was directly in front of mine separated by the courtyard. The little one sort of jerked around a bit and seemed paralyzed. I wondered what happened to this beautiful child? I said a quick hello and hurried down the road towards “The Casa,” as I didn’t want to be late for the early morning meditation.
At the end of the meditation session I noticed the man and his daughter in the crowd. He seemed very devoted to this little girl. I was curious to know more. I asked around and a few people who had been there quite a while mentioned his child had an aneurysm when she was an infant. What? Her father traveled to Brazil several times to receive a cure for his precious child. Most people would think this would be impossible as she could hardly move. It would take a huge miracle! I had a difficult time believing it back in 2001! Twice a day her father would carry this tiny bundle down the dirt road to “The Casa.”
Her father rarely left this little one’s side. He agreed to leave her for short durations at one point. A few women volunteered to stay with Mia. I was simply amazed with his dedication and strong belief that his daughter would overcome this affliction!
I greeted the two each day and took interest in little Mia.
After 2 weeks I had a revelation. It’s not unusual in Abadiania. I had a handful of mystical experiences. This one was very powerful! As I was in meditation, in my room, I was told this little girl would be cured. I was literally pushed to walk across the court yard to inform this father his child would be cured. I scooped up a small rosary from my alter and walked with the purest of intention. “It’s going to happen! Mia will be cured!” He smiled, nodded and thanked me. I handed him the rosary and mentioned it was a gift from Fatima, Portugal. He held on to it as if it was an old relic “Our Lady” personally handed him. He was very grateful.
About 4 days later, I was sitting outside my door, in front of the courtyard, reading a book. Around the corner comes the father with Mia in his arms. He told me he just saw John of God. John of God told him that his daughter would recover! He wanted to share this news with me as I was the first to tell him the revelation. I was over joyed to hear the news! You cannot imagine his joy!
I don’t know what happened to Mia and her father. I just asked a friend the other day, who had been to Abadgiania after that and she mentioned little Mia was better but she hasn’t heard any more. Even if Mia was better than when she first arrived, is a miracle in itself! I truly believe Mia will fully recover!
There are those who make unfavorable comments and judgments. But what they don’t care to know that some do get better. And there are others who are totally cured, like the next story I’ll write about.