Breathing heavenly air

It’s been proved to me that “man’s extremity is God’s opportunity.” Some time ago, I was heating dried peas in a pressure cooker to make soup. When the appropriate time came to turn the heat down under the cooker, I forgot to do it. This made the pressure weight on the valve of the cooker pop off and hot steam from inside the cooker began to shoot out. I grabbed the cooker to take it outside, but it was winter and the warm moisture coming from the cooker felt good and seemed to be adding humidity to the room, so I just set it on a hot pad on the floor and stood over it enjoying the warm moist heat.

However, when it stopped spewing, I realized that what had come out was not clear steam, but a fine mist of pea soup. It covered my kitchen with a thick coat of pea residue, which hardened quite quickly as the moisture evaporated. Cleaning it up was a big job requiring hours. By the time I finished the cleanup, I was having trouble breathing. It seemed that the same pea soup mist that had covered my kitchen had also covered my lungs. I knew I had to pray about it immediately. 

I started my prayers by thanking God, divine Spirit, for His presence, power, and purity. I knew that I was created in His image and that at every moment I was surrounded and protected by His infinite goodness. This verse from a hymn in the Christian Science Hymnal came to my thought:

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