It has been a privilege for our family to witness healings accomplished...

It has been a privilege for our family to witness healings accomplished through Christian Science treatment and watch the inevitable effect of God's law of good taking place in our lives. It is with a heart full of gratitude that I submit this testimony, which illustrates the efficacy of mental surgery through scientific prayer.

Recently I went out to purchase a carry-out dinner for the family, and I took our son with me. While we were waiting for the dinner, the little boy decided he wanted to go out to the car and wait for me. As he was only four years old, I did not think this would be wise, and I told him No. He reached out for the door, pulling to go out, and I reached out for his arm, pulling him back in. This act of pulling against each other resulted in a cry of extreme pain from the child. I didn't know if something was pulled out of joint or if a bone was broken or fractured. In fact, it happened so quickly that I did not fully comprehend what had happened, but the thought came to me that everything is in its rightful place.

I took the child over to a chair and quietly repeated to him "the scientific statement of being," found in the textbook, Science and Health by Mrs. Eddy (p. 468). "There is no life, truth, intelligence, nor substance in matter" are the opening words. This stopped his crying, but he complained that he could not move his arm. I was grateful that no one else in the shop was curious as to what had happened, and we soon picked up the dinner and left for home.

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