Confident in God’s constant care

A few days before Christmas 2021, after a quick transaction at a shopping mall, I stepped into a crosswalk—and the next thing I knew, I was on the ground. I had been hit by a slow-moving car. I wasn’t in pain, but I couldn’t get up because my foot was under one of the car’s tires. A statement from Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy came to thought, reminding me that “accidents are unknown to God . . .” (p. 424). But, I thought, here I am! It seemed confusing, but I decided to stick with the “God thought.” 

It was natural for me to know that God was present and that I was cared for. Then these words came to thought: “Arise immediately; you are all right.” I pulled hard and removed my foot from my shoe, which remained under the tire, and stood up.

People were gathering around, and a woman kindly retrieved my shoe and stayed with me until the police arrived. A paramedic looked at my foot and ankle and told me I should go to the hospital for an X-ray. However, I was ready to rely on Christian Science and put myself in God’s hands. I called my husband and asked him to call a Christian Science practitioner for prayerful treatment. I declined further requests to get medical attention and assured the police officer that I could get to my car and drive home safely. 

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