Two summers ago I received a call one day from my teenage...

Two summers ago I received a call one day from my teenage son; he was away at a summer camp. He said that he had been having severe pains in his leg, and he asked me to pray for him. We are Christian Scientists. Because my son has had many healings as a result of prayer, he has great confidence in God's ability to preserve his health and well-being.

Knowing that my son would have a copy of the Christian Science textbook, Science and Health by Mrs. Eddy, nearby, I suggested that he read from it, as I knew that the healing truths contained in this book would be a comfort to him. I then told my son that I would call him back in a little while.

As I began to pray, I thought of the Lord's Prayer. The first two words, "our Father," helped me to know that because God is our divine Parent and is everywhere, all of His children are always in His care. Then I realized that because God is everywhere, the suggestion that evil is somewhere did not have a leg to stand on! I was grateful that my son was relying on Christian Science and the healing truths of God and man that this Science reveals. I knew that God supports all right thinking and acting and that we could expect only good as a result of relying on Him alone for every need.

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Testimony of Healing
I am grateful for having had Christian Science all of my life
October 1, 1990

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