The best ‘first aid’

A call came in late one blustery winter night. The woman on the other end of the line said that she had been ill throughout the day and wondered if I could come to her home (about a two-hour drive) in my capacity as a Christian Science nurse. I explained that the latest weather bulletin had advised everyone in our area not to leave home—roads were ice-covered, and many vehicles had gone off the roadway. I asked if she knew of anyone nearby who could help her with her immediate needs, and she replied that a friend might be able to come over. This individual was able to do so, and we agreed that she would check back in with me in the morning. 

I then prayed to acknowledge God’s tender ever-presence and omnipotence, to know that all can feel and be healed by the Christ, God’s message of comfort and peace to each of us. I went to bed and rested well. 

The next morning I got up and began to assist my husband in the kitchen. While I was removing a large glass container of boiling water from the microwave oven, my hand shook a little. When the scalding water splashed onto my hand, the sudden intense pain caused my hand to shake even more. When I could put the container down, it appeared to be an extreme situation. 

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