Batter up!

It was the third inning of play for my local baseball team, The Tri-Village Little League. I was in the batter’s box, ready to swing. 

Before I got up to bat, my coach had instructed me to choke up on the bat. So when the pitcher threw to the plate and the ball hit the index finger on my left hand, the impact was hard. It looked as if my finger was broken, and I was in a lot of pain.

I go to the Christian Science Sunday School, where I’ve learned that I can pray about anything and be healed. So when the ball hit my finger, I began praying right away. I love Hymn 148 from the Christian Science Hymnal, especially the lines that say:         

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