One morning as my dog (on a leash) and I descended the outside...

One morning as my dog (on a leash) and I descended the outside steps of our home, she suddenly lurched, jerking me headlong behind her. As I stepped forward to break my fall, there was a loud snap and I felt severe pain in my foot. To all appearances the foot was broken.

In that moment a citation from that week's Bible Lesson [outlined in the Christian Science Quarterly] came to mind (Science and Health by Mrs. Eddy, p. 463): "To decide quickly as to the proper treatment of error—whether error is manifested in forms of sickness, sin, or death—is the first step towards destroying error."

I knew that following this admonition was where I should begin my treatment. I quickly affirmed that as the child of God, man cannot "fall from his high estate" (see Science and Health, p. 258). Man is upright.

Testimony of Healing
Early one morning while it was still dark, I awakened to a...
December 9, 1985

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