Symptoms of stress fracture gone

I would like to give my gratitude for a healing my daughter Rachel had a year ago. She is a ballet dancer, and last year a friend of hers, who is also a dancer, put a picture of Rachel’s foot in a ballet shoe on Facebook. For some unexplained reason the picture went “viral,” and within 24 hours it had over 6,000 “likes” and was shared by thousands of people all over the world. As fun as this seemed, many people commented online that my daughter’s type of foot could not possibly sustain the weight of a dancer. Within days she was having problems with her foot and had symptoms of a stress fracture.

She called me for Christian Science treatment, and we prayed together for a few days, but the problem persisted. She was preparing for a very important dance competition/audition. We talked about the idea that her future was established by God. We affirmed that God, the only creator, continuously expresses Himself with complete freedom. As a spiritual idea, my daughter reflects all of God’s entirety without stress, but with spiritual strength and power.

When my daughter called me again on the third day to ask for more treatment, I realized I needed to prayerfully challenge the remarks that were being made about her foot and its strength. In quiet thought it occurred to me how easy it is to imagine a kind of Star Wars model when thinking about prayer, as if there is evil and good. Then after a battle, good shows itself to be a bit better, and wins. But this is a false concept of what’s really going on.

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