In January of last year, I took a fall on cement pavement in downtown Los Angeles. I thought I was walking on an even surface, so I was paying more attention to all the activity around me than to the walkway.
One morning, I found a black spot on the palm of my hand. My first thought was, “Oh, no—not another challenge.
In the Bible there is a passage I discovered a while back that I find very thought-provoking: “Be not afraid of sudden fear … when it cometh. For the Lord shall be thy confidence” ( Proverbs 3:25, 26 ).
I came home late one cold July night. I was tired and hungry, so I went into the kitchen, turned on the electric stove, and put a little water in the kettle for tea.
Gratitude can be instrumental in bringing about a healing. This was illustrated to me some time ago when our then four-month-old kitten was injured.
One day at work I began to experience symptoms of a cold. Since I was deeply engrossed in my work, I neglected to pray about it.
A few years ago I woke up feeling stiff and with a sore back, after having tripped and fallen down a flight of stairs the day before. I had a busy day ahead because it was a local holiday and I was planning to take my son to Stirling Castle, a historic building in Scotland dating back over 600 years.
Devastated by a break-up, this author couldn’t seem to shake the feelings of sadness and confusion. But things changed when she realized she didn’t have to hate her ex; she could still love!
After going to bed one night, I began to experience sudden and overwhelming symptoms of the flu, which seemed to be prevalent in my community. Then my nose started to bleed, and on top of that I felt a nagging and persistent aching pain in my abdomen.
I’m so grateful for the wonderful Annual Meeting theme this year! “Let us feel the divine energy of Spirit, bringing us into newness of life …” (Mary Baker Eddy, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, p. 249 ).