Happy on the soccer field

I love to play soccer. When I made the All Star Soccer Team, I was very excited! We had to practice a lot and we played a lot of games, but I really enjoyed the team.

One day at practice we had a team scrimmage. A scrimmage is when you split the team into two smaller teams and play a short soccer game. During the scrimmage, I was dribbling the ball toward the goal, and my friend, who was on the other team, accidentally tripped me when she tried to steal the ball. I fell to the ground and landed on my elbow. It hurt so much I had to sit out the rest of the practice.

When my mom picked me up and heard what had happened, she immediately started praying with me. We talked about Mary Baker Eddy’s definition of God from Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures on page 587, which reads, “The great I am; the all-knowing, all-seeing, all-acting, all-wise, all-loving, and eternal; Principle; Mind; Soul; Spirit; Life; Truth; Love; all substance; intelligence.” My mom told me that if God is the great I am, then any time I say anything like “I am hurt,” it’s like I’m saying a lie about God and myself, because God isn’t hurt and I am His reflection.

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Testimony of Healing
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November 28, 2011

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