Edgar Cayce Shares a Miracle
"Edgar Cayce: My Life as a Seer", page 130 reads:
‘One afternoon when I had been praying practically all day, and it had been raining steadily---it was very necessary for some finances to come from somewhere in order to meet my daily needs---I heard someone coming up the steps to the studio, which was on the second floor. I wondered, “Could this be an answer to my prayer?”’
The someone had come in to the studio seemingly from out of the blue needing for studio works on her boy’s faded picture and paid, tiding Cayce over with his financial needs: ‘She paid me for her picture, which enabled me to take care of my obligations for the moment.’
As I read along, I wondered in the same manner could a miracle come of the prayer, which I had been recently praying for a friend? The thought was set aside as I went about attending to other chores for the day.
In the afternoon, while talking with the friend about miscellany, I was presented with a most pleasant surprise. She mentioned her plans about seeking spiritual advice. For someone who can be considered proud and stubborn from an objective observer’s point of view, this is a major development. She has realized her need to listen to a different perspective other than her own that she has habituated to.
Cayce shared me his miracle. My prayer for my friend was almost immediately answered. The prayer goes, “Lord, please liberate my friend’s mind from the ‘negative’ patterns it has habituated into.”
I told my friend how touched I am that she mentioned of her plan. This is the answer to my prayer, my miracle, which Cayce for his having shared his miracle seemed to have triggered.
Could This Event Be Related?
Sunday mass gospel was about Zaccheus. I seemed to identify myself with him, as the gospel was being read, for what I perceive are the imperfections in my worship of Jesus, the Son of God. For having this imperfections, I guess I find it hard to believe that answers to prayers regarding difficult problems will be answered.
‘Jesus said to him, “Today salvation has come to this house, because this man, too, is a son of Abraham. For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.”’ – Luke 19:9-10
Exploring the metaphor in the verse further, I believe that not only am I represented as Zaccheus in the gospel, but my friend as well.
With that verse then seems to come a promise to answer my prayer for my friend.
And as written above, the promise came to be fulfilled on the same day, giving me the privilege of, through this article, sharing a miracle as well.
Ask and You Shall Receive
Prayer is the preliminary to the miracle. We can ask in prayer even if our worship is imperfect. Likened to a vast ocean, God’s infinite mercy suffices to compensate for our lack and imperfections. And with his mercy, he answers our prayers with miracles undeserved, causing our faith in His Divine Providence to scale new heights.
On Two Counts
As this point, you may have noted that Edgar Cayce shared the miracle on two counts: first, by his having written (e.g. “share one’s experience” in telling or writing about it) his memoir and second, by somehow having triggered God’s grace needed for me to experience my own miracle.
My inquisitive mind then wonders, is there a pattern there?
Does sharing one’s experience of miracles cause others to experience their own?
This has been clearly answered for me.
It is up to each one of us to see for ourselves and discover our own Truth.