Over two years ago the car in...

Over two years ago the car in which my mother, my sister, her two children, and I were riding was struck by another automobile as we were crossing a busy intersection, demolishing our car. We were all rushed to the emergency hospital. Within a half-hour my sister was able to telephone a Christian Science practitioner for help.

Later the practitioner said that this citation from Science and Health by Mrs. Eddy (p. 424) was very helpful in the work: "Accidents are unknown to God, or immortal Mind, and we must leave the mortal basis of belief and unite with the one Mind, in order to change the notion of chance to the proper sense of God's unerring direction and thus bring out harmony. Under divine Providence there can be no accidents, since there is no room for imperfection in perfection."

After the doctor had examined my mother I asked permission to take her home with me, but he insisted that she could not be moved other than to another hospital, where she must have X-ray pictures taken to determine the extent of her injuries. Her right arm hung limp at her side. She had broken the windshield with her head, which resulted in concussion of head and chest, and many other bruises. The only first-aid treatment given her at the emergency hospital was to put her arm in a sling, as they thought the injuries too severe to endeavor to set bones without first seeing the X-ray pictures. In less than an hour she was taken to another hospital, where she underwent a thorough X ray. Within another hour I telephoned the bone specialist and was told that the X-ray pictures disclosed that her arm had been splintered in seven places, but that it had been so perfectly set at the emergency hospital that he could not have done a finer job had he gone into the arm with wires.

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Testimony of Healing
In deepest gratitude to God for...
November 30, 1946

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