It is with sincere gratitude that I write of the healing...

It is with sincere gratitude that I write of the healing power of Christian Science. About a year ago, when I was coming down from the veranda of my summer cottage, I stepped on uneven ground in such a way as to sprain my ankle. The pain was intense. I stood still, declaring the allness of God and knowing that nothing but good could come to God's child. In a few minutes the pain subsided, and I was able to take a short walk. This was about four o'clock Thursday afternoon. About two hours later the pain returned and the ankle began swelling. I could not bear any weight on my foot. The pain was severe and it extended above the knee. I immediately called a Christian Science practitioner for absent treatment. It seemed necessary for me to move about a little; but at that time I could not do so without support. The pain continued through the evening, but the next morning I was very much better; and by Saturday morning I was perfectly healed. I performed my usual duties about the house without suffering any inconvenience whatever.

For the understanding that God is a very present help in trouble, and that "accidents are unknown to God," as Mrs. Eddy tells us in "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" (p. 424), I am indeed very grateful. I am also grateful to God, to Mrs. Eddy, and to the loving and faithful work of the practitioners who have been so patient in helping me to understand Christian Science.

(Mrs.) Ida M. Marr, Portland, Maine.

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Testimony of Healing
Before I knew anything of Christian Science my health...
February 10, 1923

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