My son's quick turnaround

I would like to share the first healing I experienced in Christian Science many years ago. It involved my younger son, who was just ten months old at the time. I had taken him and his older brother to visit relatives for a week. One day, we were enjoying a wonderful visit, when shortly someone in the group didn’t feel well and had to leave. Later that afternoon, we learned that a doctor had diagnosed this condition as strep throat, which is considered highly contagious. There was great concern expressed for my two children. 

I had been studying Christian Science for only a couple of months and loving everything I was reading. I just knew this Science was the truth. I started quietly to acknowledge God’s love and presence and to deny these suggestions of contagion and fear as best I could. After a while though, my younger son was feverish and seemed to come down with similar symptoms. One of my relatives was concerned and offered some medication. I wanted to spend some quiet time praying for my son, so I said, “No, thank you,” and I took my son upstairs to lie down with him. 

As I headed up the stairs I thought, “Now what do I do?” Immediately came a still small voice that said, “Pray.” I laid down on the bed with this little one beside me. He fell right to sleep. I prayed. I thought of all of us as living right in the kingdom of God where no belief of contagion or sickness could exist. Only health and harmony were filling all space. I thought of this little one and how much God loved him. And that even before I knew my son, he was with God, and was still with Him now, cared for and loved. 

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