Following a serious automobile...

Following a serious automobile accident in a national forest, I found myself completely helpless and with a sense of extreme pain in my spine and ribs. Christian Science help was asked for, and I was taken in an ambulance to a hotel some forty miles away, where I hoped to stay. There was no room for me at the hotel, however, and it was necessary to ask the hospital authorities in that town to accommodate me. My refusal of medical diagnosis or treatment on the ground that I was a Christian Scientist was fully respected, and yet I was lovingly cared for.

Resisting all temptation to think about the accident, I clung to my indestructible relationship with God. Fighting off all thought of passing on, of being a cripple, or of a prolonged recovery, I held to the fact that "with God all things are possible" (Mark 10:27). Precious hours that night were spent in contemplating Mrs. Eddy's words in Science and Health (pp. 470, 471), "The relations of God and man, divine Principle and idea, are indestructible in Science; and Science knows no lapse from nor return to harmony, but holds the divine order or spiritual law, in which God and all that He creates are perfect and eternal, to have remained unchanged in its eternal history." I saw clearly that there could not possibly be any lapse from harmony, since God, divine Principle, embraces His eternal creation.

Testimony of Healing
My expression of gratitude for...
October 30, 1954

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