One day when our son was about ten years old, he was playing...

One day when our son was about ten years old, he was playing happily with his younger sister. Somehow he fell very hard against a large wooden rocking chair, badly injuring his hip. He could not walk, although he did not seem to be in pain.

When it was time to serve dinner for the family, I took his to him, but he was not able to sit up while he ate. We opened Science and Health to page 424 to find, "Accidents are unknown to God, or immortal Mind, and we must leave the mortal basis of belief and unite with the one Mind, in order to change the notion of chance to the proper sense of God's unerring direction and thus bring out harmony."

I had him read, and helped him to understand the meaning of the words. He was sitting up cross-legged on the bed before he reached the next line: "Under divine Providence there can be no accidents, since there is no room for imperfection in perfection." He looked at me and said, "I think I've got it!"

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Testimony of Healing
A description of each of the many physical ailments I have...
May 10, 1993

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