No more pain in gums and teeth

On the Sunday before Thanksgiving I started feeling pain in my gums and my teeth. At first it did not bother me, but at night the pain was intense. When I woke up early in the morning, my left cheek was swollen. Although I could hardly talk, I went to work.

I prayed with a statement from Mary Baker Eddy’s book Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures: “When the illusion of sickness or sin tempts you, cling steadfastly to God and His idea. Allow nothing but His likeness to abide in your thought” (p. 495). By Tuesday, my cheek was still swollen, and friends at work suggested that I see a dentist. I prayed earnestly because I had invited my whole family to come to the Thanksgiving service at the branch Church of Christ, Scientist, I attended, and they had all accepted willingly. 

Instead of being fearful, I took this situation as an opportunity to trust God. I did not use any medicine but the medicine of Mind. My willingness to become “as a little child” (Luke 18:17) and “to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord” (II Corinthians 5:8) healed me. 

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