Like the psalmists, I too should like to sing praises to God and...

Like the psalmists, I too should like to sing praises to God and tell of a healing that occurred in our family.

My husband and I were told of a baby girl we might adopt, who had been born with clubfeet, and who would therefore require medical attention. The welfare officer knew we were Christian Scientists and realized we did not use medical means for healing. We were grateful that she was willing to entrust this little one to us, and grateful also for the challenge. We were told that the child's feet were in plaster and must remain so until she was twelve weeks old. After that time she was to be fitted with special corrective boots.

On the evening before we went for the child, my husband and I prayed to see her as God's child, His idea, perfect and complete in every way. We tried to erase from our thought the limited medical picture. We still felt a little fear at what we should find. This thought in a short writing by Mary Baker Eddy on the subject "Angels" was very comforting (Miscellaneous Writings, p. 307): "Never ask for to-morrow: it is enough that divine Love is an ever-present help; and if you wait, never doubting, you will have all you need every moment." Who can tell our joy when we were met at the door of the nursing home on the following day with the words: "Some good news for you. They have taken the plaster off child's feet earlier than expected."

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Testimony of Healing
I was introduced to Christian Science...
November 28, 1977

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