About sixteen years ago, soon...

About sixteen years ago, soon after I had become interested in Christian Science, I met with an accident which nearly destroyed my hearing. I could hear only faintly unless the person speaking to me talked very loud. My husband, who is not a Christian Scientist, called in a physician. When the treatment the physician gave me was not effective, he advised that I visit an ear specialist. The specialist said that both my eardrums had burst. He doubted I would ever hear better and predicted that as I grew older the deafness would become worse.

I thereupon realized that Christian Science was the only thing that could heal me. On my way home from the specialist's office I called on a practitioner, who readily assured me that true hearing, being a spiritual faculty of God, divine Mind, cannot be lost, and that man, who reflects God, possesses the faculties of God. A passage of Mary Baker Eddy's which proved helpful to me at this time is found on page 485 of "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" and reads: "Science declares that Mind, not matter, sees, hears, feels, speaks. Whatever contradicts this statement is the false sense, which ever betrays mortals into sickness, sin, and death."

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