We can do something about it

When I was healed of a sinus infection about 20 years ago, it was not the first time I’d experienced complete healing from Christian Science treatment—but it was the turning point where I first understood the reliable divine Principle behind it. The Christian Science practitioner I called asked me to consider slowly each line of the Lord’s Prayer, which I did, and the healing was quick and complete. Not only did I throw out my medications with the confidence that I would never need them again, but I was freed from the belief that there are some things that you just can’t do anything about. My life would never be the same.

If you can pick up a pencil from a table, it makes no significant difference to pick up two pencils at the same time. Right? But if you are an ant trying to move a pencil, then moving two pencils is much harder! Christianly scientific prayer changes thought from the perspective of the ant—to whom some things are just too big to be dealt with—to the vantage point of almighty God, Truth, to whom nothing is impossible.

Scientific prayer is not just human will, or a really big ant. It inherently recognizes the power and providence of Truth to adjust things in just the right way, without our trying to configure the details. 

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