Headaches healed

One Saturday morning I woke up with a headache, which lingered for the entire day. I tried to dismiss it by saying to myself, “It’s just a headache; it will go away.” But it didn’t. I took my mom to the hairdresser in the afternoon, and still the headache persisted. 

On my way to dropping her at home, my cellphone rang. It was my ten-year-old son, but I couldn’t hear him as he was speaking softly. So I told him I would call him back; I was on the road in traffic. When I called him, he told me that his head was hurting and his daddy had told him to take a shower. At first I felt responsible for his headache because sometimes when I had a particular complaint, I noticed that one of my sons would have the same thing. But then I stopped thinking that way, knowing that there can be no transmittal of any condition, either mentally or physically. 

It says in Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, “The Scientist knows that there can be no hereditary disease, since matter is not intelligent and cannot transmit good or evil intelligence to man, and God, the only Mind, does not produce pain in matter” (Mary Baker Eddy, pp. 412–413). I reminded my son what his Sunday School teacher had taught him about how to heal, and told him I’d be home soon. 

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