Aftereffects from accidents quickly overcome

One day I was on a ladder on the roof of my house, repairing my television antenna, when the weakened guy wires snapped. Antenna, ladder, and I all crashed to the roof. I wasn't badly injured—just bloody and bruised—but I really just wanted to lie there quietly for a minute or two. I knew, though, how concerned a neighbor might be to see me motionless on the rooftop, so I got to my feet, went down another ladder at the side of the house, and went inside and cleaned myself up.

Almost every day I read this statement in Science and Health: "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.

"Under divine Providence there can be no accidents, since there is no room for imperfection in perfection" (p. 424).

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Testimony of Healing
Child healed following a fall
April 27, 1998

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