From my childhood, my mother relied on Christian Science for...

From my childhood, my mother relied on Christian Science for the preservation of health in our family. One of the first healings I remember came while I was visiting my aunt, who was not a Christian Scientist. During this visit I was injured over my left eye, alarmingly close to the eye, and I lost consciousness. My mother had made sure that should any occasion arise where medication seemed to be needed a Christian Science practitioner would be called. The first thing I was aware of when I regained consciousness was that my aunt had called a practitioner.

In Sunday School I had been learning "the scientific statement of being" in the Christian Science textbook, Science and Health by Mrs. Eddy, and I was mentally groping for the right words. The practitioner had assured my aunt that no medication would be necessary, because God was the Physician. The healing effect was instantaneous. I remember my aunt telling my mother that I was outside playing that very afternoon.

Testimony of Healing
When we moved to Texas, I was suddenly stricken with acute...
March 20, 1971

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