I feel it a privilege, to give to the Field through our...

I feel it a privilege, to give to the Field through our periodicals, a statement of the benefits of an understanding of the truth as taught by our revered Leader and Teacher, Mrs. Eddy. From a child, I had been afflicted with a stomach and bowel trouble, which at times caused me great suffering. In the year 1888, it reached a condition which the physicians called bowel dyspepsia or consumption, and they said I could not live over six months.

Only those who have been in a like condition can know what I suffered in the summer and fall of that year. In November I gave up medicine, as it did me no good and seemed to cause more suffering. I told my people I would just rest until I could gain strength enugh to take the train to our county seat, where I could take electric baths, which I hoped would at least relieve my suffering. This I accomplished, but after taking the baths for a month I was not any better but much weaker and more emaciated.

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