Severe headache healed

I’d had a very meaningful afternoon, helping to provide Christian Science nursing at a patient’s home. A Christian Science nurse gives skilled care to those relying on prayerful treatment from a Christian Science practitioner, and I was being mentored by an experienced Christian Science nurse. I’d prayed about this assignment, and the whole experience, including the travel to get there, had felt God-guided, inspired, and very harmonious. I felt God’s presence throughout the day, and I realized what a blessing Christian Science nursing is to all involved. 

Toward the end of the day, though, I started to have a headache. As we drove back to the train station, the pain got worse. I was not sure how I was going to get home after the hour-long train ride because I needed to walk home. I was praying the whole time to know that this was not part of me as a spiritual idea of God. God made me perfect, and the joy that I’d felt that day couldn’t be taken away. I knew that this pain was just an aggressive suggestion, and I did not have to accept it as real or as a part of me.

On the train, I called a fellow Christian Scientist to pray for me. She said to think about the concept of being a “target out of range.” This is the title of a Sentinel article, written by L. Ivimy Gwalter (October 15, 1955). I closed my eyes and relaxed into my seat, filling my thought with this idea. As I prayed about it, I could see that as the child of God I was out of reach of any erroneous suggestion, that I could not be touched by anything that’s not of God. 

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Testimony of Healing
Symptoms of cold vanish
January 18, 2016

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