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Little Reggie, four years of age, while being taught to repeat...

From the June 1890 issue of The Christian Science Journal

Little Reggie, four years of age, while being taught to repeat the Twelve Statements of Truth, was healed of the belief of deafness, and was told he was the "perfect thought of God." Going home that night, he went up to his papa and said: " Who am I, papa?" "Why, you are my little boy." "No, I am not. Who am I?" "Why, you are Reggie, my little boy." Again came the emphatic denial: " No, I am not. I am God's perfect thought."

This he has always held to, and with such clear understanding of its deeper meaning that he is able to demonstrate almost instantly over a belief of burn or of getting hurt.

While out coasting with his little cousins, Hubert and Ethel, mortal mind began to suggest their nose getting cold. Hubert thought Christian Science could do everything but "keep a feller from getting cold;" but Reggie and Ethel declared that " God's thoughts of Love" couldn't get cold; so all concluded to stop play and "think" who they were. They repeated the Twelve Statements of Truth (Science and Health, page 537,) as they had been taught. When finished they found they were warm enough to go on with their play.

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