Healed of back pain

One evening, I felt a twinge in my back. I didn’t think much of it and brushed it off as something that would go away. However, by that night I was unable to sleep, and it was painful to be in any position: standing, sitting, or lying down. I spent a sleepless night sitting upright and turning to God in prayer.

In the morning, I was able to focus on listening online to the Sunday church service from The Mother Church. After it was over, I continued in prayerful study, reading the Bible and Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, by Mary Baker Eddy. However, the pain was still intense and made it almost impossible to move without assistance. I thought it would be good to have additional prayerful support and contacted a Christian Science practitioner that afternoon. He calmly reassured me that this situation was nothing to be afraid of; that it was no part of me. He encouraged me to go about doing what I normally would do as best I could and not to let this get in the way. He also assured me that he would be praying with me.

I have experienced many other physical healings in the past through prayer in Christian Science, and I knew I could expect healing in this situation as well. In turning away from what the material senses were telling me, and affirming what God knows about me as His individual, complete, perfect, harmonious creation, I could joyously expect to see more of that reality in my experience. When we got off the phone, I felt unafraid and sure that the healing would come, although the pain was still there.

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