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THE POEM OF THE MAN-GOD BY MARIA VALTORTA

60. Cure of Simon Peter’s Mother-in-law.

3rd November 1944

  ...Come in, Master...

  Peace be to this house.  How is the patient?...

Her temperature is very high.  The doctor has seen her and he said she is tool old to get better and that when the disease goes from the bones to the heart, and gives a temperature, one dies, particularly at an old age.  She will not eat any more... And... she is so restless!  She complains, and shouts, and cries, and curses...

  Be patient, as if she were your mother and God will grant you merit for it.  Take Me to her.

  Rabbi... Rabbi... I don’t know if she will be pleased to see You.  She does not want to see anybody...

   Jesus walks across the kitchen and opens the door wide.  Standing on the threshold, He pronounces His sweet, solemn greeting: Peace be with you.  He goes in, although He gets no reply.  He goes near a low bed on which there is lying a little old woman, grey-haired, thin, panting because of the high temperature which causes her wasted face to flush.

   Jesus bends over the little bed, smiles at the old woman:  Are you in pain?

   I am dying!

   No.  You will not die.  Do you believe that I can cure you?

   Why would You want to do that?  You do not know me.

   For Simon, who asked Me... and for you, to give your soul time to see and love the Light.

   Simon?  It would be better if he... How come Simon thought of me?

   Because he is better than you think.  I know him and I am sure.  I know him, and I am happy to satisfy him.

   Would You cure me, then?  I will not die, then?

   No, woman.  You will not die as yet.  Can you believe in Me?

   I believe, I believe.  It is enough for me not to die!

   Jesus smiles once again.  He takes her hand.  Her hand, wrinkled and with swollen veins, disappears in the younger hand of Jesus, Who stands straight up, and takes the attitude He normally assumes when working a miracle.  He shouts:  Be cured!  I want it!  Get up!   and he lets her hand go.  And her hands falls down without any complaint, whereas before, notwithstanding Jesus had taken it very gently, she groaned when it was moved.

   There is silence for a few moments.  Then the old woman cries out:  Oh! God of our fathers!  But there is nothing wrong with me!  I am cured!  Come!  Come!  Her daughters-in-law rush in.  Look!  says the old woman: I can move and I feel no pain!  And I am no longer feverish!  Feel how cool I am.  And my heart no longer feels like the blacksmith’s hammer.  Ah!  I am not dying any longer!  Not one word for the Lord!

   But Jesus does not mind.  He says to the oldest daughter-in-law: Dress her that she may get up.  she is fit to be up.  And He makes for the door.

   Simon, mortified, says to his mother-in-law: The Master has cured you.  Have you nothing to say to Him?

   Certainly.  I wasn’t thinking of that.  Thank You.  What can I do to thank You?

   Be good, very good.  Because the Eternal Father has been good to you.  And if it is not too much trouble for you, allow Me to rest in your home today...

   Master!...

   Yes, Peter>

   I feel humiliated.

   ...She is not the first, and will not be the last who do not feel immediate gratitude.  But I do not seek gratitude.  All I want is to give souls the chance to save themselves.  I do My duty.  Let them do theirs.

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