As I sit here to-night, my thought goes back to the time...

As I sit here to-night, my thought goes back to the time when I was unconscious of peace and happiness, when my sad heart had sunk far below hope or faith in any power that could lift me above the sense of discouragement in life. When I look back to that time and compare it with the present, my heart overflows with gratitude and love to God and to those dear ones who have helped me to find the true God.

At one time I belonged to an orthodox church and I took part in most of the meetings. I received a great deal of good, and I thought I was learning a great deal about God, but one thing I did not learn, and that was how to pray so that my prayers would be answered.

A little later on I thought I would take advantage of some of the so-called pleasures that came up before me daily. Because I had not received a practical knowledge of Truth, I was led by my own evil thoughts into sin, and after a short time this caused a great mental unrest, which it was impossible for me to overcome without help.

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Testimony of Healing
It was the hunger and thirst for righteousness, that led...
February 20, 1904

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