First published in the online Danish Herald of Christian Science

Several years ago I invited my ten-year-old grandson to come along for a visit to Rome. He was at that time already an "expert" on Roman history, so we had to visit every historic site, and the best way to get to know a city is by walking. As you may know, Rome was built on seven hills, so we went up hills and down hills, up stairs and down stairs. At the end of the second day, one of my knees started to hurt.

Thoughts of being overstressed, exhausted, or even advanced in age came to my mind. During the night I had lots of time to try to blot out these thoughts of cause and effect in matter because the pain did not let me sleep. The next day I had great problems walking because of the pain. The following night found me again awake.

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November 22, 2010

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