How the Light Dispels the Darkness

Christian Science is the love of God sent to light the dark places of the world. When it came to me, my sorrow vanished, my sickness and pain gave place to joy, peace, and love.

For thirty years I suffered with many troubles, and I finally became a chronic invalid. The last six months I had indigestion and bowel trouble. This seemed to be more than any mortal could bear. I grew weaker every day and at last the doctor gave me up. He said I must go to the beach. I went several times but came home without receiving any benefit. The medicine, the beach, and all earthly help had failed. I thought the next place for me would be the cemetery, but that night it occurred to me to go to a Christian Scientist. I knew nothing about their strength at that time; I only knew that there was such a faith. The next day I said to my daughter I would go to Riverside to the nearest Scientist if I could get some one to go with me. I was not able to go by myself on account of being both sick and blind.

My daughter went with me early the following morning. By ten o'clock I was with the healer who helped me at once. At four o'clock I felt perfectly well, and these words came very forcibly to me, "No man can do this," and it rang through my mind for weeks. I thought what a wonderful faith this Christian Science must be. I had not heard much of Christian Science, for I was so quickly healed that no book learning on that good work was given me either before or after I was healed, nor had I a friend to tell me of this wonderful blessing. I thought, I will learn and study and see what it is, for I know it is the very thing that I seemed to search for in my Bible.

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Testimony of Healing
Healed by Reading Science and Health
June 20, 1901

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