Category: Healing testimonies

Healing testimonies

Anyone having had a meaningful experience with blessing is invited to share it with visitors to this website. Kindly do not write more than 2/3 of a page, unless the testimony is quite exceptional. The editors may occasionally edit a text for clarity or length. Please sign at least with your first name and the city, place or country where you reside. This section constitutes the heart of the site, because it shows that blessing changes lives, sometimes very deeply, including in immensely challenging situations.

Please write your experiences here…

A testimony from Cameroon

I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart for this site (www.gentleartofblessing.org) that you have made available. I am Cameroonian and always looking for personal and spiritual development sources. Of all the sites I have found, yours is the most helpful. I tried several methods of prayer but didn’t really find the…

Office dispute between two colleagues healed by blessing

One morning at work, two colleagues of mine, both with rather strong personalities, got into a lively quarrel in front of me. Dalila*, who had initiated the dispute, having finished her diatribe, went out to the terrace, slamming the door. Tina*, with whom I had shared the link to The Gentle Art of Blessing video…

Long-standing antagonism healed by blessing

My husband and I belong to a choir and one of my responsibilities as a member of that organization is to select venues for our concerts.  I had obtained an invitation for us to sing at the Abbey of Vezelay, in Bourgogne, France. Our group of 40 people arrived one or two days prior to…

Blessing helps in a difficult financial situation

I just finished reading your book “The Gentle Art of Blessing”. It is so wonderful, the best book I have ever read! It should be taught in every school on this planet! It touches my heart & soul, gives me hope for a better life and world. I just practiced it once, and it worked! It…

Impossible work situation resolved

The testimony that follows is particularly interesting because it is from someone who rediscovered this practice of  blessing even before she happened to see my interview with Lilou Macé ~  https://youtu.be/y9CniM_9IDw ~ It shows very clearly the three fundamental qualities needed in everyone pursuing a spiritual goal: intention, sincerity, and perseverance I had had a…

Saved from Tuareg rebels by blessing

It is truly a joy for me to give this testimony of an adventure that might well have ended very badly had it not been for the power of blessing. I am an anesthetist physician, and in 2007 I get a call from a surgeon colleague in Toulouse on behalf of an association, “Les Enfants…

A four year old furnishes mother with keys to healing

Marylin, a mother of two, had divorced a year earlier and was raising her two children aged four and two alone. Her husband had rebuilt his life elsewhere. Like many mothers who raise their children alone, she was occasionally at the end of her tether. She shared the following story with us. « One evening,…

Resentment and nightmares healed through blessing

The testimony which follows  is a short excerpt from a wonderful article, Feel Free To Shower Blessings On Yourself, by Marguerite Theophil, Ph.D., of  Mumbai, India published March 14, 2015. “The act of blessing – whether for others or oneself — interrupts the habitual way we see, feel and think about things, the shift allowing…

Family conflict solved

“I am using my vacation time to read your books.  Thank you is the simplest word that comes to mind for your spreading of the practice of blessing. It is such an essential key which opens up the invisible and which enables us to detach ourselves from the such widespread and morbid idea of returning…

Healing of psychiatric problems

Translated from the German After a burnout, I had to give up my job as the head of a store belonging to a supermarket chain. With medication, a stay in a clinic and a psychotherapy, I tried to put my life together again, and in the past year I have again been working in a…

I refused to judge

Hi Everyone. I’d like to share a story which left me flabbergasted. Recently I read the book, The Gentle Art of Blessing. It filled me with love. I already believed lots of the ideas but I never found how to stop someone from doing something wrong in any book I have read…. I am referring…

Blessing heals hate and contempt

These days I am spending a great deal of time reading and meditating on (the book) The Gentle Art of Blessing. I cannot tell you how much good it does to me. Its strange. I read it quite a few years ago, underlining the passages that seemed important but it seems that the seed did…

Blessing heals resentment and solves a problem

Some time ago I gave a very precious garden bench to a local carpenter for repairs. The bill for the job hit the ceiling, but I decided to pay without comments because this bench (which could comfortably seat four people) was so precious to me. However, immediately after paying the bill just after the work…

Blessing brings deep peace after a theft

Recently, I was on the train, entering phone numbers into my i-phone,  with my laptop in a closed black cover in a black bag touching my thigh. Some time later, I happened to look for my laptop … and no laptop. Someone had managed to steal it without either me or the many people on…

Harmony restored before concert

With a Cameroonian friend, I was organizing a benefit concert in favor of peasant-farmer groups in Senegal. The concert had been publicized on the radio and in the local press and was to be held in a large auditorium of a Geneva college which was lending it to us free of charge. However, the technician…

Stolen bag returned

On my way to visiting a friend who lived close to Lausanne (Switzerland), I boarded the train in Geneva on a Saturday, and left my small rucksack on the seat nearest to the carriage exit while I went to the toilet. I returned less than two minutes later – no bag!  It had simply vanished.…

Extreme situation of alienation healed

Mahfoud and Idriss were brothers, living near the city of Mopti (Mali, W. Africa). Mahfoud was the eldest brother – and in the African tradition, that means other brothers and sisters owe him special respect and obedience. On the occasion of his third marriage, he asked Idriss for two sacks of rice for the festivities.…

Blessing reduces prison sentence

Emmanual (name altered) was a gentle man who ended up in the Geneva jail on drug charges. He was a modest businessman in his native Ghana. His mother was severely ill and serious medical care was extremely expensive. Friends told him he could make excellent business in his field if he went to China. So…

Blessing acts as a balm on the partner

For a great deal of my life I was centered on myself. Now that you have taught me to apply this practice I ignored, I spend days on end just blessing silently and sincerely all the people who cross my path. As I am the owner of a business,  I send blessings and messages of…

My very favorite blessing story

Just a year after the first French version of the book The Gentle Art of Blessing (now available in seven languages*) I came across an amazing article in one of the leading German-Swiss newspapers, (the Tages Anzeiger of April 15, 1999), concerning a retired nurse, Frieda, who felt led to undertake an amazing task –…

Three year old blesses his mother

I am the busy mother of two young sons and am expecting a third baby in just a few weeks time. Like many women at this stage of pregnancy, I am not sleeping well at night and am very tired at the end of the day. This means I can be grumpy with my two…

The support of blessing palpable

“I am “living” in The Gentle Art of Blessing. It is my closest companion. A softening is happening. I can “see” and “feel” beautiful things happening in me  and my two sons. Hope is now a strong foundation, not illusive, not dead. True blessing is the heart expression of (spiritual) Science, this is evident. I…

Increased peace of heart

“The Gentle Art of Blessing has changed my life already. – and I doubt I am anywhere near expert in it. Everything has changed – the reception I receive from my classes, the kind of day I have, etc. Most of all I am loving the peace in my heart and the improvement in my…

Written to the Cygnus book club and magazine (UK)

Some years ago I bought The Gentle Art of Blessing from you. The title just touched me. I gave it as a present to a friend and even bought it in Dutch to give as a gift. I was very moved by the content. The Power of Blessing is in its essence a true Art,…

Blessing uplifts dying patient

“I am a Christian Science nurse and when I first began to practice blessing there was a certain “bed ridden” patient with whom every nurse seemed to have a difficult time and I was no exception. I would go in her room when assigned to it and she would (seemingly) bark orders in a tone…

Gives away hundreds of books on The Gentle Art of Blessing

A couple of years ago I was contacted by a Spanish woman from Barcelona who told me that her husband, a great admirer and practitioner of blessing, was going to be celebrating his 60th anniversary. She wanted to prepare something special for him and asked me if I would be ready to come and give…

Harmony restored in polygamous household

My friend Mamoudou Kassambara of Mali (W. Africa)is one of the most wonderful persons I have met in my life. A devoted and tolerant moslem, he has adopted blessing as a way of life and witnessed amazing healings among the people he recommended it to. Here is one of his stories. You will find the…

Healing of work relationship after 12 years

Anne was a participant of one of my workshops on blessing. A schoolteacher in an average-sized school, she had a colleague who stubbornly ignored her very existence. Anne had not the foggiest idea why. When they would cross in the school corridor, the other teacher would simply look the other way, conveying the clear message:…

Addiction to drugs, alcohol, violence healed

My friend Mamoudou Kassambara of Mali (W. Africa)is one of the most wonderful persons I have met in my life. A devoted and tolerant moslem, he has adopted blessing as a way of life and witnessed amazing healings among the people he recommended it to. Here is one of his stories. You will find the…

A letter from Zimbabwe

“I feel I must write to tell you how much your wonderful book ”The Gentle Art of Blessing” has helped me. I live in Zimbabwe and read your book with great interest some months ago. Shortly after this my house was broken into in the early morning by four men armed with knives. I am…