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Intimidated by illness? Let God’s light lead you.
Originally published in The Christian Science Monitor’s Christian Science Perspective column May 15, 2020.
I was feeling ill with flu symptoms and could hardly wait to get home so I could lie down. As I headed home, I decided to pray, to turn to God. That is something I’ve found helpful and healing when I’m afraid, or I’m not feeling well, or I need guidance.
My prayer didn’t start out very well. I began by telling God I felt so sick that I wasn’t going to be able to come up with anything very inspired. In other words, that my prayer might be pretty lame.
I was surprised when I heard this message in my thought: “Why don’t you stop repeating to yourself how bad you feel?”
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