Horse healed of pain

Every morning, I take a little time to study the Christian Science weekly Bible Lesson before I head out to the barn to feed the horses. One spring morning, I felt impelled to head right out to the barn before I settled down with the Lesson. I have learned to let my thought be guided spiritually and to trust angel messages like this one, so out I went. 

When I got to the corral, I was shocked to see the horse that normally greeted me lying flat out on the ground. My initial reaction was fear that the horse had died or was dying, but I knew that I had to reverse that fear by affirming the spiritual reality of his life.

As I made my way toward him, I began to pray the ninety-first Psalm out loud. The first verses have always calmed my thought: “He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust. Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, and from the noisome pestilence” (verses 1–3). I had prayed with this psalm in the past when the same horse had faced and overcome lameness many years ago, so I knew that I could trust God to shelter my horse from all pain. I needed to see that God only knows His creation as perfect and whole—and that included this horse. 

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