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When reading the chapter "Fruitage" in Science and Health by...
When reading the chapter "Fruitage" in Science and Health by Mrs. Eddy, I came to "A Case of Mental Surgery," page 605. It brought remembrance of the healing I had several years ago.
I had fallen and was taken to a hospital. One friend called a doctor; and another, knowing my desire, called a Christian Science practitioner. X rays were taken, and when the doctor had studied them, he asked it I walked very much; would it bother me if I couldn't? I assured him that I wanted to walk. He replied that my kneecap was so shattered that it should be removed immediately, and if I waited more than six hours I would have a stiff leg the rest of my life. I said, "Thank you, doctor, I'll trust Christian Science for healing." He said that he would put my wrist (which was broken) in a cast and my knee in a splint, both in plaster. I declined and said that bandages could be applied, but nothing more.
When applying the bandages, he said, "I am not worried about that wrist, but I certainly am about that knee." I said, "Don't be worried, doctor, because they will both be properly cared for. There is nothing to be worried about."
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