Jersey City, December 26, 1900
To the Editor of the Standard Union.
People who do not understand Christian Science have the opinion that it is an idealism, incapable of practical application and demonstration.
Remittances should be made by post-office money order, express money order, or exchange on Boston or New York.
As sires and sons, through lines of long descent,At weary labor sit in joyless lands,With piercing, straining eyes, and steady hands,With honesty which is like sacrament,With patience which defies all accident,And, on the whirling disk, with shining sandsOf diamond, shape the diamond till it standsAt last a perfect gem, for which are spentWhole kingdoms, that some boastful king may callThe stone his own,—
The author of the Christian Science text-book takes no patients, does not consult on disease, nor read letters referring to these subjects.
Pleasant View, Concord, N.
The mission of Christianity is to bring joy and gladness into the lives of mortals.
The new free reading rooms of the Christian Science Church were opened for public inspection yesterday.
Somebody did a golden deed;Somebody proved a friend in need;Somebody sang a beautiful song;Somebody smiled the whole day long;Somebody thought, " 'Tis sweet to live;"Somebody said, "I'm glad to give;"Somebody fought a valiant fight;Somebody lived to shield the right.
freedom of a Son of God Is mine, who am "joint-.
There is music in the word redemption.
Money typifies the dominant thought controlling mortals.
There are no better words to express my heartfelt gratitude for all I have received, than by quoting the above verse from one of our hymns.
About four years ago I was liberated from bondage by the still, small voice of Truth.
One morning last summer I seemed to have a great sense of depression and discouragement.
It was in November, 1897, that I first heard of Christian Science, and looking back over these three years and more, I feel so grateful for what has come to me that I cannot but send this testimony forth, trusting it may prove helpful to some one walking the same path.
Looking backward over fourteen years many rich blessings come before me as evidence of the knowledge gained through the Christian Science text-book, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures.
It has been more than four years since I was healed of a sickness of nearly seven weeks duration by Christian Science.
One who met the late ex-Governor Roger Wolcott of Massachusetts at Oberammergau last summer reports him as answering the query "How did the Passion Play impress you?
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