As Christian Scientists we are often asked the question "What...

As Christian Scientists we are often asked the question "What would you do if ...?" And the question usually is finished with "you broke your arm or leg?" About three years ago I had to answer that question. I had gone to play tennis, and as I went back for an overhead shot, I turned my ankle. There was a loud snap as I fell down. The ankle appeared to be broken, and I could not walk on it.

Two of my friends helped me to my car and drove me home. Neither of these men were Christian Scientists, and one of them asked me what I was going to do about the ankle. I replied that I was going to call a Christian Science practitioner and rely on Christian Science for healing. "But what if it's broken?" the other friend asked. I said, "I still am going to call a practitioner."

November 28, 1983
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