Healed of mono

I was so excited to spend the second half of my junior year at a school on the beautiful coast of Maine. But three days after my arrival, I found myself dealing with a fever and sore throat, which prevented me from participating in activities. This was one of the few times I’d been away from my parents among people who didn’t know anything about Christian Science, and I felt very alone.

I knew it was time to turn to God for help, but while I did pray the way I’d learned in Christian Science Sunday School, it felt difficult to think clearly and stick to my prayers, because everyone around me was so afraid of getting sick. I was in touch with my parents by phone, and they contacted a Christian Science practitioner to pray for me as well. However, when I was still experiencing symptoms after a couple of days, my school required me to get tested at a local clinic. 

Leading up to the tests, I was praying to calm my fear. This passage from the Bible helped: “Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness” (Isaiah 41:10). After praying with these ideas, I was able to feel God’s presence, which dissolved my fear. I felt calm during the visit to the doctor, and by the next day, the symptoms were nearly gone, and I was able to go back to my classes. 

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