When I was three my mommy would walk me to the library...

When I was three my mommy would walk me to the library for storytime. One day while we were hurrying to get there, I was skipping and I fell down. When I fell I bit my lip hard, and it started to bleed. I was scared, and I started to cry.

Mommy carried me home and got my lip cleaned up. We called a Christian Science practitioner, and she told my mom to sing hymns to me. We talked about how God is all and everywhere, and so there is no spot where God is not. Then Mommy sang me "O gentle presence ..." (see Christian Science Hymnal, No. 207). I fell asleep while she was singing.

October 27, 1997
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