A choice for spiritual healing of severe injury

It was a beautiful spring day, and cool breezes were sweeping through the open windows of our home. Our youngest teenage son was outside mowing the lawn. The mower stopped. Then I heard a cry that filled me with fear: I ran out and saw that my son's right hand was covered with blood. He was screaming as I brought him into the house. I loosely wrapped his hand in a towel, and immediately began to pray.

My first thought was a statement from Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures: "Accidents are unknown to God ..." (Mary Baker Eddy, p. 424). I firmly declared this out loud. I also recalled another passage from Science and Health, which was close to my heart because of the healing it had brought in my own life. It says: "When an accident happens, you think or exclaim, 'I am hurt!' ...

Testimony of Healing
Humble prayer brings freedom from pain
December 1, 2003

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