The first words in Mrs. Eddy's book, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures"...

The first words in Mrs. Eddy's book, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" (Pref., p. vii), are, "To those leaning on the sustaining infinite, to-day is big with blessings." I have proved this to be unfailingly true.

One evening when I was coming home from work I saw my tram waiting for the signal to go forward, so I ran to catch it. Just as I got to the tram it moved, so I jumped on the footboard, but, failing to grasp the hand bar, I lost my balance and fell to the ground, striking one leg on the footboard as I fell, and both legs going under the tram and across the rail. Although I realized that the wheel of the tram would be up to my legs at any second I felt a sense of peace and calm come over me; then the wheel practically lifted my legs off the rail. I was filled with the knowledge of the ever-presence of God, which enabled me to get up and take the next car home. When I got home I found one leg was badly cut and would have to be stitched to keep the flesh in place, so a doctor was called, who inserted eight stiches. This was on a Wednesday night, and with the help of a practitioner I was able to take my place in church as Second Reader the following Sunday. The doctor predicted that certain discordant conditions would manifest themselve, including a septic leg, as I must have got a lot of dirt from the street into the wound. The practitioner did her work well, and these conditions had no power to manifest themselves. During the whole of this experience, including the stitching of the wound, I did not suffer the least pain.

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