We read in the Holy Bible (Act 17:28): "For in him we live,...

We read in the Holy Bible (Acts 17:28): "For in him we live, and move, and have our being," and in Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy (p. 496): "Hold perpetually this thought,—that it is the spiritual idea, the Holy Ghost and Christ, which enables you to demonstrate, with scientific certainty, the rule of healing, based upon its divine Principle, Love, underlying, overlying, and encompassing all true being."

These two statements have brought me many blessings, and proofs of God's care in my search for my spiritual being.

In my early teens, following an injury when I was a child, tuberculosis of the bone developed until I lost the use of my right arm. After I had had several years of much pain, my condition reached the point where the doctors said they could do nothing more and gave me only a few months to live. The doctors did do something more for us, however, for they talked to my parents about Christian Science, saying they knew of people who had been healed after doctors had given up all hope, as in my case.

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November 25, 1972

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