In 1923 I had a stroke of paralysis

In 1923 I had a stroke of paralysis. For two days I lay in a helpless and unconscious condition. A member of my household called a Christian Science practitioner, who worked for me on a Thursday afternoon, and again on Friday. On Saturday I still lay in the dream, motionless and unconscious, when all at once it was realized for me that all action had its source in Mind, not in brain; that brain had nothing whatever to do with action: in the words of our revered Leader on page 283 of "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures," "Mind is the source of all movement, and there is no inertia to retard or check its perpetual and harmonious action."

Immediately I was liberated so that I could move about in bed. On Sunday I got up for dinner; on Monday I was up and about all day; and on Tuesday I went down town to attend to some important business, walking a distance of several blocks.

January 11, 1930
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