What a pleasant surprise it was to know that we could...

What a pleasant surprise it was to know that we could now have a weekly visitor which would bring us glad tidings from other fields of Science. Mortal sense would tell us that we are so far from others who are interested in our Cause, that sometimes it would delude us, if possible, into a seeming coldness in our work; but we try to press on, knowing that others have trod the thorn-road and we must follow in their footsteps if we would gain the demonstrations which it is ours, as followers of Truth, to make.

When we came to this place five years ago, Christian Science was unknown. Now we have a little band of earnest workers, and our regular services every Sunday. Although we live so far apart that we cannot get together but once each Sunday, we feel that we cannot miss either of the lessons in the Christian Science Quarterly, so we have both lessons at one meeting.

November 3, 1898

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