Not even a scar left behind

I was playing tug of war with our puppy. He was determined not to let go of his toy, and when he chomped down on it to get a stronger grip, one of his teeth tore into my thumb. The wound was deep, messy, and painful. I cleaned and bandaged it, and thought little more about it except for keeping it clean.

A day or two later my thumb was still very painful, and when I changed the bandage and cleaned the wound, I took a good look at it. It was not a pretty sight; in fact, I was startled by its worsened appearance. I decided it was time to get serious about a healing, and did what I always do when I need to solve a problem. I turned to God. And I called a Christian Science practitioner for help in prayer.

She agreed to pray with me and helped me get my thinking on the spiritual track of understanding my relationship with God. She asked me to focus my attention on a passage in Science and Health, in which Mary Baker Eddy discussed three great truths about God, whom she also referred to as Spirit: that God is omnipotent, omnipresent, and omniscient (see pp. 109–110).

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Testimony of Healing
A stand for spiritual healing
January 24, 2005

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