Distorted vision corrected

I awoke alarmed very early one Tuesday morning with a burning sensation in my left eye. I got out of bed to get a drink of water and noticed my vision was distorted and blurred. 

I knew from my study of Christian Science not to “stand aghast at nothingness” (Mary Baker Eddy, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, p. 563), and I knew the distorted vision was truly nothingness, as it didn’t come from God. According to Christian Science, the belief in the material senses, including the material sense of sight, is nothingness, because it is the opposite of the true spiritual sense of sight—of man and woman “seeing,” or perceiving, as the reflection of divine Mind, or God. To “stand aghast at nothingness” would have been to become afraid on the basis of believing in two separate creations—one material and the other spiritual—and accepting the material as truer or more real than the spiritual. I knew that true sight is a faculty of divine Mind, and in reality there can never be a separation between me and divine Mind, God, nor a disturbance to me as the reflection of Mind.  

I did, however, become concerned about the possibility of being unable to read as First Reader at the next day’s Wednesday evening testimony meeting at my branch Church of Christ, Scientist. I felt the need for prayerful help. I woke up my wife, who is a Christian Science practitioner, and explained the concern and asked her for prayerful help.  

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Healing of dizziness and hearing difficulty
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