Symptoms of infection healed

Several years ago I found myself feeling hurt and quite put off by the actions of some family members. During this time, I began experiencing symptoms of a urinary tract infection. 

I prayed to see myself and everyone in our true, spiritual light, as innocent children of God—loved by our divine Father-Mother, loving, free from sin and discord, and pure of heart. I held to the inspiration that each one of us in his or her true nature is both blessed of the Father and a blessing. I knew that I and all of God’s children reflect divine Love, so my love for these family members was assured, as was theirs for me. (The tension with these individuals did eventually dissolve.)

As the days passed, however, symptoms of the infection worsened, until one afternoon the condition became so painful that it was difficult even to sit still. I humbly asked God what I needed to know, and this statement from the Christian Science textbook, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, came to thought: “… Truth is real, and error is unreal.” I looked it up and found the full context of the statement to be very helpful in focusing my prayer: “Truth is immortal; error is mortal. Truth is limitless; error is limited. Truth is intelligent; error is non-intelligent. Moreover, Truth is real, and error is unreal. This last statement contains the point you will most reluctantly admit, although first and last it is the most important to understand” (Mary Baker Eddy, p. 466).

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