Recovery of strength

In April 2011, I found myself ill with a stomach problem. I was not able to eat much at all over a period of a few weeks, and lost weight rapidly. The condition became aggravated so that I had trouble getting out of bed and was weak.

The Christian Science practitioner who was praying with me gave me passages to read from
pages 2 and 3 of Mary Baker Eddy’s “Dedicatory Sermon” in Pulpit and Press. I read them over and over again, memorizing some of the passages and keeping the book beside my bed at night so that I could look at it frequently. From these readings, I began to understand that my being was spiritual, not a “human fabrication,” but a “godly temple,” safe and undisturbed. Also, I came to see that I was a dweller “in Truth and Love, man’s eternal mansion.” 

On a day when the practitioner and I were talking over the phone, and I was sounding particularly lethargic, he jolted my thought with a question, “What would Mrs. Eddy do?” I realized then that I had been giving in to defeating thoughts, and not fully taking a stand for health. 

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Testimony of Healing
Grandson healed of cough and appendicitis
April 23, 2012

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