Walking freely, freed from sorrow

As I drove to my local library one morning, I was stopped at an intersection by a police car that was escorting a funeral procession. I thought about all those loved ones who were mourning, and I knew that they would be comforted. That’s a promise from the Sermon on the Mount in the Bible: “Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted” (Matthew 5:4).

This brought to mind my best friend. When she passed on, her younger sister had called me with the news and asked me to tell family and friends about the memorial service. I assured her that I would do so and would make every effort to be there myself.

At the time I received that call, I had been praying about a problem with my foot and ankle. I could put no weight on the foot and was using a support in order to get around. I asked a Christian Science practitioner to pray for me, and I worked each day to acknowledge and understand that divine Mind, God, “is the source of all movement, and there is no inertia to retard or check its perpetual and harmonious action” (Mary Baker Eddy, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, p. 283).

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God the Preserver of Man
June 10, 2024

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