For the protective power of Christian Science I am very grateful...

For the protective power of Christian Science I am very grateful. While I was asleep one night in my room at an Army post in Germany, a man climbed in through my window and tried to harm me.

As I struggled physically without success, I earnestly prayed to God for help. The answer, "Act, don't react," came sharp and clear. I ceased my physical struggle, and the intruder, when convinced I was going to remain calm, promised not to harm me and removed the rag which he had stuffed in my mouth.

As I prayed to know that all God's children move in complete harmony, the following passage from Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy came to me (p. 340): "One infinite God, good, unifies men and nations; constitutes the brotherhood of man; ends wars; fulfils the Scripture, 'Love thy neighbor as thyself.' " I was able to see this individual clearly as God's perfect child in the brotherhood of man and to love him as such.

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Testimony of Healing
Christian Science was presented to my mother before I was...
August 5, 1967

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