To the many testimonies given in the Sentinel I should...

To the many testimonies given in the Sentinel I should like to add mine, thinking it may help some one. When about four years old my right eye began to show symptoms of disorder, and a year or so later I had a well-developed case of strabismus, squint or cross eye, which was very disfiguring, and my parents took me to San Francisco for treatment. The oculist under whose care I was, performed an operation on the eye, and so far as correcting the strabismus or straightening the eye was concerned the operation was successful, but soon after, as I am told is the case with the majority of such operations, a much greater evil, that of astigmatism appeared. I now had a straight eye, but I could see little or nothing without astigmatic glasses, and worse than that, soon after the operation was performed my left eye became affected, and while the sight was fairly good for reading I began to have great difficulty in discerning objects even at a short distance. I went on in this condition for about ten years. Six years ago the oculist told my parents that I would have to wear compound glasses, astigmatic for the right eye and concave for the left. I could neither see nor do anything useful without these glasses. I often tried to study or work without them, but the sight was so dim that I soon became dizzy and sick at the stomach, and so resigned myself to wearing glasses for the balance of my life.

A little less than two years ago while in Los Angeles, Cal., I met an old friend who had been for many years our druggist here, but who had given up his business, principally on account of the loss of eyesight. He spoke to me about the great good his wife had received and which he himself was receiving for his eyes, through the ministration of Christian Science. He spoke so eloquently and convincingly that I promised I would take treatment for my eyes, which I did, and after the thirteenth treatment I took off my glasses and have never used them since and never shall use them again. My sight is good and I am able to do all my work and study without experiencing any difficulty.

Since my eyes were so wonderfully healed I have devoted every spare minute to the study of Science and Health and other Christian Science literature, and I am happy to say that I have been able to make some very good demonstrations for myself, and have been instrumental in helping others. One case which I consider quite a victory, was the healing of my father from the tobacco habit of nearly forty-five years standing. He was anxious to get rid of it; I helped him to the best of my little understanding and we won the victory. To-day he is an earnest student of Christian Science.

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Testimony of Healing
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December 3, 1904

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