Head injury healed quickly

When I traveled to Morocco, part of the trip included a couple of nights tenting in the remote Western Sahara Desert, pretty much out of touch with the rest of the planet. My spacious tent had a front flap, which I decided to fling up on the tent roof. What I didn’t know was that one corner of the flap had a heavy metal buckle, so I didn’t account for that weight when I flung it up. Consequently, the flap flew at my head and the buckle smacked my forehead and stunned me. Suddenly I had a large bump on the side of my forehead.

There was no other Christian Scientist in the group and no way to contact one. Fortunately it was bedtime, and I could go quietly into my tent without anyone else being alarmed by my appearance.

My first defense was to cling prayerfully to “the scientific statement of being” (found on page 468 of Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy). That statement declares the infinite presence of God as Spirit, and man as the image and likeness of God. It helped me establish in thought that matter has no intelligence or authority to tell me who I am and what I feel. 

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