Protection from disease at home and abroad

One can be safe in any place or human situation if one's thought is maintained at a level of certainty that God, good, is the only power and presence, as Christian Science declares, and that one is forever secure in the atmosphere of infinite Love.

This spiritual conviction, which provides protection from all harm, needs regularly to be strengthened through prayer. While one is traveling in some region that is associated in human thought with disease or danger, it is wise not to accept the beliefs, but it is also wise not to flout the human warnings. Rather should we be conscientious in using them as reminders to reawaken our certainty of being safe under God's law of perpetual harmony, and resolutely to reject as powerless the generally accepted regional beliefs concerning disease. Then all will be well.

The spiritual, scientific fact is that man, God's creation, forever dwells in God's universe. He is invariably in perfect condition as God's likeness, and nothing exists anywhere in the environment of infinite, divine Spirit that could harm him. The Psalmist caught the vision of God's allness and what this meant to people in regard to their safety. He sang: "Whither shall I go from thy spirit? or whither shall I flee from thy presence? ... If I take the wings of the morning, and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea; even there shall thy hand lead me, and thy right hand shall hold me." Ps. 139:7, 9, 10;

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