So many have been the blessings...

So many have been the blessings that Christian Science has brought into my experience that it would be difficult to begin a complete enumeration.

About nine years ago, one night while playing badminton, I broke the large bone in my right instep. Before I could be taken home, the foot had swollen greatly. Immediately upon arriving home with a friend, I tried to call a practitioner. During the various telephone calls made in trying to locate her, I told a mutual friend of the situation, and she insisted upon sending over a surgeon, her neighbor, who was at her home when I telephoned. About the time he arrived I was able to reach the practitioner, and the work was taken up at once.

When the surgeon saw the foot, he informed me that it was badly broken and would require a plaster cast for from three to six months. He knew I was a Christian Scientist and was having the help of a practitioner, but felt that without a hypodermic injection I would not be able to endure the pain. I assured him that the need for comfort would be met and asked that he merely tape my foot and place it between two pillows, as the sensation was one of complete separation from my leg and inability to hold them together. I refused the hypodermic, and he left with instructions to my friend to cut the adhesive tape on the foot when the swelling and pain became too intense.

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Testimony of Healing
Shortly after I began to read...
August 13, 1949

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