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Shoulder movement restored

From the July 2018 issue of The Christian Science Journal

One Sunday afternoon as I was playfully tossing my daughter into the air, I felt a ripping sensation in my shoulder. I thought nothing of it and continued to play with her. That evening, though, I had great difficulty doing simple tasks. Later I began to have difficulty doing my job, then difficulty opening doors, and then difficulty simply lifting my arm. As I found myself unable to move my arm without significant pain, I began to fear my shoulder was seriously injured. I let fear and frustration govern my thinking for quite some time. 

My job requires me to have mobility, strength, and a full range of motion, and when it became apparent that I had limitations, I was required to seek medical attention. Upon medical review, the doctor informed me that there was a big problem. It would either get better or worse, but because of the complexity of the injury, he was not going to be able to do anything for me. 

I am a very active person, and this problem was severely limiting to me. I felt frustrated because I wanted a solution. What I momentarily forgot is that I had one—the healing power of divine Truth and Love! 

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