Freedom of movement restored

Recently I had a healing of pain in my knee that had made it nearly impossible to walk. The lessons I learned from this experience remind me of the importance Mary Baker Eddy, the Discoverer of Christian Science, placed on the expression of gratitude for healing through prayer.

I had been taking regular early morning walks for some time, when I suddenly noticed that my right knee began to hurt. It wasn't, however, until a few days later, when I was attending a summer study session at a nearby college, that the problem became acute. Once before, some years prior, I'd had a similar feeling and had been able to treat it simply with sudden dismissal, and I was grateful for the immediate healing. I had learned many rules for the metaphysical treatment of physical problems from reading Mrs. Eddy's book Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures. This guidance was particularly helpful: "Treat a belief in sickness as you would sin, with sudden dismissal. Resist the temptation to believe in matter as intelligent, as having sensation or power" (p. 218).

Testimony of Healing
Prayer heals severe pain
February 7, 2000

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