Posted on June 9, 2016 by Thomas Mitchinson, Illinois Committee on Publication
This post originally ran in The Chicago Tribune Community section.
Visiting a forest preserve with my young daughter one afternoon, I jumped off a large tree stump and badly twisted my ankle. That evening my ankle was swollen out of shape, very black and blue, and extremely painful. My wife asked me if I wanted to go to church with her. I said no, I was in too much pain. She urged me to go. I hobbled into that church service with no shoe on that foot (it was summer), but walked out with my shoe on and a painless ankle.
Did going to church help heal that ankle? Yes... Click to read more of Tim's post.