One evening, when our little boy was nearly three years...

One evening, when our little boy was nearly three years old, while we were preparing him for bed as usual, I went into the bedroom to turn on the light, leaving him just outside the door with his father. Before opening the door I noticed that his hand was near the crack of the door and asked him to put his hand down, telling him why. He did so, and I opened the door thinking he was quite safe. I closed it tightly, but had hardly done so when I heard a sharp cry from his father and a sudden rattling of the door knob. I quickly opened the door and picked up the little chap. About half an inch of the long finger had been caught in the crack of the door. I immediately declared the truth, and after some time succeeded in quieting him. Before putting him to bed I looked at his finger and it seemed to be badly crushed. In about an hour from the time of the accident he was asleep; and he slept through the night with the exception of one short cry. When I came out of the bedroom, his father, who is not a Christian Scientist, remarked that the boy would probably lose the nail, as this generally occurred after an accident of that kind. I declared the truth again, but decided to call up a practitioner and ask for help before retiring. When I looked at the finger in the morning it had only two tiny water blisters on its tip. In the afternoon the little fellow was picking up snow with that hand and using it as much as usual; and in a few days not a mark of any kind was on it. His father thought it was marvelous that it had healed so quickly, as we could not force a pin's head into the crack when the door was shut.

I feel that I have reason to be very grateful to a kind and loving God, and also to the practitioner who helped us.

(Mrs.) Margaret May Lawson, St. Paul, Minnesota.

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