One Sunday afternoon after church, my husband and I decided to get lunch and see a movie. As we walked out of the house, my shoe rolled over and I fell with all my weight on my hands. I heard a crack from my foot, and I feared it was broken.

I knew as a Christian Scientist that I had to handle the situation immediately and declare the truth—that I was God's reflection, whole and not subject to accidents. My husband helped me into the house, and I asked him to bring me my Bible and Science and Health. He is not a Christian Scientist, but in 41 years of marriage he has always respected my wish to rely on Christian Science for healing, and he has attended church with me since we were teenagers.

When he returned, he brought me an old set of books, and I immediately felt confident that I would be guided where to read and pray. The first passage I turned to in Science and Health jumped off the page at me: "Belief in a material basis, from which may be deduced all rationality, is slowly yielding to the idea of a metaphysical basis, looking away from matter to Mind as the cause of every effect" (p. 268). I knew that as the expression of God, I was perfect in every way. I felt confident turning this situation totally over to God, and I expected a complete healing. I also called a Christian Science practitioner to support me in my prayer.

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Testimony of Healing
April 19, 2010

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