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Dancing with God
“It’s a dance with God. Let Him lead.” I’d called a Christian Science practitioner for treatment, and this was pretty much the first thing she said to me. She had no idea I’d spent the first years of my career as a professional dancer! I was stunned—in awe of God and of the specificity of His message to me.
I didn’t appear to be capable of doing much dancing at that moment. I was in bed and unable to keep any food down. This disturbing symptom was on top of some other, unrelated painful conditions I’d been battling for a few weeks that had me curtailing my normal activities and athletic endeavors. That morning, lying in bed, I recognized this message as the Christ—the activity of God known and understood within human consciousness—speaking to both the practitioner and me. Even though I did not immediately leap out of bed, I felt a tangible difference at that moment. My whole being relaxed as I felt Love’s familiar embrace—God with me. I was not alone; I was loved and safe. The grip of fear that I had felt off and on for weeks began to loosen.
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