Wrenched knee healed

One afternoon several years ago, as I was carrying a box of newspapers out to the garage to be recycled, I stumbled on our back porch steps. As I fell, my knee twisted in an unnatural manner, and I immediately felt pain. Two years previous to this, I had experienced a similar situation with my knee when I slipped off a stool that I had been standing on. With the help of the prayers of a Christian Science practitioner, my knee had been completely healed. 

Remembering this healing, I immediately began to claim my freedom from the belief that man, as God’s child, could be subject to accidents. However, I was quite fearful about a number of things: that this situation would take a long time to be healed; that I would not be able to do all the things I needed to do; but most of all, that somehow falling and wrenching my knee was something that would keep happening to me and that I would always have to be cautious with my movements. 

Many spiritual truths came to rescue me from these fears as I calmed my thought with the help of this Bible verse: “Be still, and know that I am God” (Psalms 46:10). And again I called a Christian Science practitioner for treatment through prayer. I also thought about Mary Baker Eddy’s statement in Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, “Mind is the source of all movement, and there is no inertia to retard or check its perpetual and harmonious action” (p. 283). I reasoned that God made me spiritual, and that He is the source of my movement, and therefore I must possess complete freedom as His spiritual reflection. I also strove to better understand that the human concept of time was nothing more than error, “mortal measurements,” as it says in Science and Health on page 595, and that there had never been a time when I was separated from God’s ever-present goodness.

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