Science and Health explains, "The way to extract error from...

Science and Health explains, "The way to extract error from mortal mind is to pour in truth through flood-tides of Love" (p. 201). The necessity to flood my thought with truths arose when, around 2:00 a.m., I woke from a sound sleep with intense pain in one eye. I was inundated with fear. All manner of probable causes flashed through my thought. My husband was asleep, and I thought it too early to seek a practitioner's help. I felt I had to pray alone to realize my coexistence with God, as a means of healing.

Reaching out for truths I had learned from studying Christian Science and attending church, I strove to acknowledge the truth that I was spiritual and perfect.

When the alarm clock went off in the morning, I explained the situation to my husband—it felt as though some object was behind the eye. After admonishing me for not waking him, he put on a cassette tape of Science and Health, to which we listened while dressing.

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February 26, 1996

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