Safe in my Father-Mother’s care

Since I was a small child, I’ve gone to the Christian Science Sunday School. Going to Sunday School and studying the Bible and Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, by Mary Baker Eddy, have helped me learn many truths about God, which I apply in my daily life, in school, and on the playground. One of the truths I’ve learned is that God is infinite good and our Father-Mother. He takes care of us as a parent does, and His love is always with us. I had a healing that helped me understand this very clearly.          

I had just started to play badminton in my school when my mother had to travel about 2,000 kilometers [1,243 miles] to Guwahati, Assam, in East India. One day, while playing, I sprained my back. At first it didn’t hurt very much, but after some time it became very painful. It was so painful that I could barely move or walk. I called a Christian Science practitioner. I told him about the pain, though I didn’t mention my badminton class. The practitioner, who knew my mom was a long way from home, reminded me that I was complete—that I was whole and perfect as God’s child—and that was true even if my mother wasn’t around. We talked about how I could feel joy and happiness, because those qualities come from my Father-Mother, so they’re always with me. 

I also sang Hymn 263 from the Christian Science Hymnal. It begins:

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