When we moved to Texas, I was suddenly stricken with acute...

When we moved to Texas, I was suddenly stricken with acute asthma. The problem was severe. It confined me for weeks at a time. I had treatment at different times from several Christian Science practitioners, but the attacks kept recurring several times a year and made it very hard on some members of my family who were not Christian Scientists. Besides seeing my suffering, they had to cope with well-meaning friends who urged that I be put in an oxygen tent to spare me the stress of the attacks.

Between each attack I was able to breathe more or less normally, but I had to give up tennis and climbing stairs, and for several months even walking was limited. After I had class instruction in Christian Science, there was one more attack, but with the help of my teacher I was able to resume my normal activities in two days. This was eight years ago. There has been no recurrence of the attacks, and I can climb, run, and play tennis again.

Another healing for which I am filled with gratitude is the instantaneous overcoming of pain at a time when I burned my hand. I was making caramel and through an awkward gesture upturned the pan in such a way that the boiling sugar covered my left hand. The pain was excruciating, and I cried out to God. I turned the hot water tap and let the water dissolve the sugar, which had hardened. Then throwing a towel over my hand, I sank into a chair affirming God's goodness and the fact that nothing could separate me from the love of God.

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Testimony of Healing
I am very grateful for Christian Science because...
March 20, 1971

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