Break out of that shell! is an article that I wrote and published in the September 3, 2012 Christian Science Sentinel magazine. Long time blog readers may remember it as an update on a post from last year that takes on the subject of spiritual sense. In this updated version, you will find a recent healing that I had. In fact, here is a taste of some of the new material:
"Recently, I dealt with severe pain in one foot when walking even short distances. The pain persisted for several months, sometimes waking me at night, until I became worn down by it, and accepted that perhaps it was a given, the new “normal.” I started to accommodate the pain by limiting or avoiding walking.
Then one day as I was praying, an inspiration struck me. God didn’t limit His creation to invalidism and restriction. As the image of God, who is Spirit, I could no more be confined by a pained or deteriorating material body than light could be sealed up in a rusty barrel. I saw the present possibility of freely moving like an unrestricted beam of light. This spiritual sense of my true being, perceiving God as Spirit and myself as spiritual and unconfined, led to a decision. I would no longer treat myself as an invalid..." To read the whole article