One day in ballet class I hurt my spine and my chest a bit when I tumbled forward.
My daddy called a Christian Science practitioner to help me have a healing through prayer. The practitioner reassured me that there are no mistakes or accidents, because God is always taking perfect care of me at every moment. She told me that Mary Baker Eddy wrote about this in Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, and she shared the passage with me: “Under divine Providence there can be no accidents, since there is no room for imperfection in perfection” (p. 424). The practitioner also said she would pray for me.
Just knowing that I hadn’t made a mistake and that I was always safe in God made me feel better, and I stopped feeling afraid. That night my aunt and I also prayed together before I went to bed.
In the morning I went to my grandma, and she asked how I was doing. I told her, “I’m ¾ healed, Grandma! I’m almost there!”
Then Grandma hugged me, smiled, and said, “Oh, Cora, there are no fractions in healing.” She shared a healing that her mom had had, in which a practitioner had told her that God’s healings are always 100 percent.
After that, my grandma and I sang Hymn 425 from the Christian Science Hymnal. The hymn has the words, “Joy cometh in the morning” in it, and it always starts my morning in a wonderful way.
When we finished singing, I realized that my spine and chest were completely healed. I knew the healing had happened right after Grandma had told me about her mom’s healing.
I learned that day that there are no fractions in healing! Every healing comes from God and is always 100 percent, all the time!
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