Waking up to healing

It was 4:30 in the morning when I woke up feeling like it was hard to breathe and with a painful, scratchy throat. My initial reaction was to dread the upcoming week, assuming that I was going to suffer through a cold. 

I was tempted just to go back to sleep. After all, I thought, it was only a cold. I would be uncomfortable for a few days, and then it would go away—just like every other cold I’d dealt with in the past. 

But instead of dozing off, I remembered something I’d heard at a Christian Science lecture just a couple of weeks earlier. The lecturer had shared the idea that any challenge we face—regardless of what form it takes—is a “wake-up call,” alerting us to the opportunity for a change in thought. The real healing takes place as a result of this change in thought—as we get a clearer understanding of all God is and what that means about us as His children. 

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