On page 329 of "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures"...

On page 329 of "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" Mrs. Eddy states: "In Science we can use only what we understand. We must prove our faith by demonstration." In trying to crank my automobile, I broke my arm. I walked to my home, nearly two and a half miles, constantly repeating the "scientific statement of being" (Science and Health, p. 468) and the ninety-first psalm. With the help of a Christian Science practitioner, in two days I was able to be back at business; and on the fourth day I was able to shave myself, using this arm with no sense of discomfort. In a little over three weeks I drove the automobile. In the Manual of The Mother Church (p. 47) we are advised not to discuss details or symptoms of sickness or accidents. So I shall not mention these. There were no material means used in the way of a plaster cast, sling, or bandage, but entire reliance was placed on God; and the healing was perfect, the arm being perfectly restored to a normal condition, and I have full use of it as before the accident. In the two days that I was at home I felt no time was being lost, as they gave me such a splendid opportunity to search the Scriptures and some of Mrs. Eddy's books while working out this problem.

I am grateful, not only for this beautiful demonstration, but also for the thought of watching a little closer. I now realize more clearly the meaning of the words of Jesus, "What I say unto you I say unto all, Watch;" and also the words of Mrs. Eddy on page 392 of Science and Health, "Stand porter at the door of thought."

Abraham H. Bluestein, Buffalo, N. Y.

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