In attempting to get a package which was out of my...

In attempting to get a package which was out of my reach, I finally secured it by balancing on the toes of one foot; then I came down on the other foot with all my weight, piercing my slipper and the ball of my foot for a half inch with a rusty nail. I began a mental protest against the accident and the possibility of its having any power to give me pain. On the day following there was a manifestation of swelling, which was, however, speedily destroyed. Another time I was hurrying down a dark hall, and thinking I had reached the last step, fell to the floor, injuring my ankle severely. I arose, declared the truth, and began to treat myself as best I could. My relatives, on hearing of the accident, suggested all sorts of material remedies, but these were dismissed from my thought at once. The talk aroused so much fear in me, however, that I did not have a clear realization of the truth for three weeks. Soon after, I slipped on an icy stone step and injured the other ankle, but this time I did not let mortal mind become my judge. I knew that divine Love delivers from all that is unlike good, and the demonstration was instantaneous and complete, thereby bringing to my thought what it means to entertain angels unawares.

Through Christian Science I have been healed of supposedly hereditary and chronic diseases—diseases which are called incurable by reputable physicians. For these signs of God's power to heal I am truly grateful, but the spiritual insight which Christian Science gives, and which illumines the Scriptures, is vastly more important, and for this I am truly thankful to our Leader. I am also grateful to the Publishing Society for giving us food for thought each week.—Grace Leavitt Underwood, Peoria, III.

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