The Tooth Prayer
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“The Tooth Prayer,” Friend, Aug. 2005, inside front cover

The Tooth Prayer

As Mommy and I sat in sacrament meeting, I was missing my daddy. He was away serving in the military overseas. At the same time, my tooth was hurting a lot, so I reached for Mommy and told her about it. She held my hand, closed her eyes, and said a silent prayer that my tooth wouldn’t hurt anymore.

After she finished praying—poof! My tooth got very loose and came out. I believe Heavenly Father heard my mommy’s prayer, and I am thankful.
Jesse Freeman, age 7 (with help from his mom), Savannah, Georgia