Having always enjoyed and been helped by reading the...

Having always enjoyed and been helped by reading the testimonies in the Christian Science periodicals, I feel the time has come for me to express my gratitude for the many blessings received through the study and application of the truth as taught in the Christian Science textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy.

When I was a child I fell and sprained my ankle. It was painful, and swelled so that I could not wear my shoe, nor could I go upstairs, excepting on my hands and knees. We knew nothing of Christian Science at that time, and, as I remember it, it was about three weeks before the sprain was healed. After I became interested in Christian Science, we were living where we had over a mile to walk to take the car, and as I started out, alone, for church one Wednesday evening, I stepped in a hole at the side of the road, turning my foot over in such a way that my ankle was sprained. At first the pain was intense, and the suggestion that I go home came to me, but instead I rested by a tree and quietly tried to realize the allness of God, and then called for a friend, who was going to church with me. We went on our way, walking quickly down the road. I was perfectly free, although at first it seemed as though I should go limping along.

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