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Her Magic Touch

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 09
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1977
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6df6pc6
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 324900
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6df6pc6

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Title Her Magic Touch
Description (She must not let it cover the baby's nose and cut off her breathing.) She held the cure tightly in place with her left hand. With her other hand she scooped more into a jar to take home for later use. The moon was near the western mountains as Christinia made her way back home, yet by its light she could see that the mark on Annie's face was still covered. At home she sat and helf her hand tightly on the face of her sleeping babe, all the time praying that little Annie might not have to face life with that disfigurement. By late afternoon Christinia found time to take Annie from her cradle and hold her for a time. She lifted some of the dried membrane from the mark and found if she rubbed gently it could be peeled off little by little. She was amazed to see how much of the redness was gone. In her joy she cried, "It works! It works!" Then the doubting question came, "Will it stay away? If it does, it is a miracle." Again she prayed. She was most anxious to find another expectant mother before all the contents of the jar was used. She must repeat the process again, and again, and again. Many times she took little Annie out in the middle of the night to obtain the substance that was so important to the cure. Sometimes she was too late. Sometimes she was turned away at the door saying they could not be bothered with her at a time like this. Yet her faith buoyed her up and soon the folks round about began to depend on her for her kindness and help, especially if the wait was a long one. Christinia persevered and was successful in getting enough of the slippery oozy substance to completely obliterate the mark. Only a hairline scar remained! She was grateful. Her prayers were answered. It had been a difficult ordeal but it had been worthwhile. She must fast and pray, for fasting would help her realize that this great miracle had come through her faith and work. Before her very eyes her prayers had been answered! The months after Annie's birth had been profound. So many wonderful and miraculous things had happened to her and -52-
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Identifier 062_Her Magic Touch.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 9
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 324814
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6df6pc6/324814