Inspiration ends knee pain

I would like to share a wonderful healing I experienced as a result of some insights I had on the nature of man. As a Christian Scientist, I view any discordant situation as a mistaken understanding, and therefore an opportunity to gain a better sense of harmonious divine Life. At one period, I began to experience some discomfort in my knee. I have a very active lifestyle and spend the majority of my day in physical activity. This discomfort became increasingly painful and frustrating, as it kept me from my regular activity.

The problem seemed to stem from activities on my job as a professional ballet dancer, so my employer required me to have a physician look at my knee. The orthopedist who examined it told me the X-rays indicated a chipped kneecap. He said it would need surgery, and that I would not have full use of the knee for a year afterward.

As I always have, I turned to Christian Science for healing. My initial prayer was a desire to understand God better. In Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, the textbook of Christian Science, Mary Baker Eddy writes, “Desire is prayer; and no loss can occur from trusting God with our desires, that they may be moulded and exalted before they take form in words and in deeds” (p. 1). I worked to gain such a sense of God’s omnipresence and omnipotence that I could no longer feel any inkling of fear or doubt. I knew that a clear sense of infinite Love, God, would leave no room for the false suggestion of pain or weakness.

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Still small voice
November 6, 2017

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