"The word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any...

"The word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword" (Heb. 4: 12). This Bible verse and statements on pages 390 through 397 in Science and Health by Mrs. Eddy were indeed potent enough to heal me of what appeared to be fractured vertebrae.

After the passing of my mother, when I was in my teens, I turned to the study of Christian Science. My mother had caught a glimpse of the truth, and desired me to embrace this wonderful divine Science.

When I was nineteen, I tutored two young girls during vacation. One afternoon the girls persuaded me to join them swinging into space by a rope. The procedure was to climb a ladder, hold the rope and jump on it, grasping the knotted end between the thighs. The ground sloped sharply away and made the swing very high. I was secretly apprehensive, but accepted this challenge without destroying the fear.

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May 30, 1977

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