Blessings we have Enjoyed

In June, 1884, I went to Colorado with my husband and two children, each of us with the name invalid plainly stamped on his face. We spent the first summer in a tent at Manitou Springs; but at the close of the camping season we found ourselves no better, if anything still losing strength and courage, so much so that my husband gave up his position as a teacher.

Each succeeding summer was spent in some of the canyons or at some mineral springs, until, in the fall of 1887, after a camping tour of four months, we returned to our home at Colorado Springs with faith in climate all gone, money most gone, but a little courage left. We knew there must be help for us in some way, but wondered what we should do next.

In November of the same year, we went to visit relatives and friends near Kansas City. Love was leading us but we could not then see it. I was visiting a sister, and one morning, after she had prepared a breakfast that would tempt almost any one, but that was scarcely touched, she said, in a half petulant tone, "Why don't you folks go to a Christian Scientist and be healed and stop this foolishness?" Many times we have in our hearts thanked that sister for those words. She was not a Christian Scientist and is not to-day; but Love was still leading us.

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Testimony of Healing
Health and Happiness due to Christian Science
May 30, 1901

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