Full arm mobility restored

One spring, my right arm suddenly became painful. I was not able to use it or lift it normally. Immediately this statement from the Christian Science textbook came to mind: “There is no pain in Truth, and no truth in pain; . . .” (Mary Baker Eddy, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, p. 113).

I called a Christian Science practitioner at different times for metaphysical treatment as I continually turned to God in prayer. One of the helpful ideas that was shared with me was that I am in the arms of divine Love, God. I also prayed with the spiritual fact that all movement and motion are sourced in God. One of my favorite ideas to think about was, “Mind is the source of all movement, and there is no inertia to retard or check its perpetual and harmonious action” (Science and Health, p. 283). I am not the doer; I reflect God, who is the only doer. Jesus said, “I can of mine own self do nothing” (John 5:30).

One day when I was out hiking with my family, I slipped on some stones and couldn’t use my arm as I normally would have done to catch myself. As I became frustrated and upset with the persistence of this problem, my daughter shared some helpful thoughts. The next day the same thing happened, but this time I did not get upset. My daughter encouraged me by saying, “See, Mom, there is progress. You did not get upset this time.”

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