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First printed in Le Heraut de la Science Chretienne, the French edition of The Herald of Christian Science.

From the August 23, 2010 issue of the Christian Science Sentinel

One day in March 2008, I felt a sharp pain in my right shoulder, which became so severe that I could no longer raise my arm, a serious handicap especially when trying to feed and bathe myself. As is my custom when confronting any type of difficulty, I immediately reached out to God, firmly acknowledging the perfection of His creation, of which I am a part as His perfect idea, His well-beloved child.