No trace of a scar

One afternoon a few years ago, my husband and I decided to go for a short bicycle ride around a pond. I was a novice at bicycling and headed out rather gingerly. When we came to an intersection on the way to the pond, I jumped off my bike before coming to a complete stop, and the metal edge of the bicycle pedal gashed my leg.

My husband was concerned when he saw what had happened and thought I might need to go to the emergency room and get stitches. While he went back home to get the car, I started to affirm some of the spiritual truths that I had been studying as a student of Christian Science. I had learned that I am a spiritual idea of God, so I knew to look away from what the material senses were saying—instead of being fooled by the physical appearance of injury—and recognize that what I needed to handle was mental.

I vehemently affirmed out loud “the scientific statement of being” from Mary Baker Eddy’s Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures. It begins: “There is no life, truth, intelligence, nor substance in matter. All is infinite Mind and its infinite manifestation, for God is All-in-all” (p. 468). I understood this to mean that since God is good and created everyone in His own perfect image and likeness, I am spiritual, always complete and whole. This is how God sees me. I’m not a broken, material being that needs to be fixed. The physical body has nothing to do with who I really am!

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