Church work supports healing

In late summer, I was mountain biking with a good friend, when I hit a rock in just the right way so that my bike stopped but I kept moving forward. My face was the first thing to make contact with the ground. I quickly stood up and brushed off the dirt, knowing I could stand triumphant over the belief in accident or injury. 

Why was this my first intuition? Because Mary Baker Eddy describes Church as “triumphant,” and this is a quality that really resonates with me. She writes: “The First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston, Mass., is designed to be built on the Rock, Christ; even the understanding and demonstration of divine Truth, Life, and Love, healing and saving the world from sin and death; thus to reflect in some degree the Church Universal and Triumphant” (Manual of The Mother Church, p. 19).

As a member of The Mother Church, it makes sense to me to associate that mission statement with my own core values and understanding of life. I stood with a conviction that Truth prevails over error and that this law applies to all aspects of my life. The rest of the bike ride was great, but an unpleasant wound formed on my face. 

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Testimony of Healing
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