Wishing to add my testimony to many others, I would...

Wishing to add my testimony to many others, I would state that before hearing of Christian Science I was about as low as I could be and live, having locomotor ataxia, rheumatism, nervous spasms, and several other complaints. I had tried many doctors with the same result, they could do nothing but relieve the pain with morphine injections, so I gave them up, and was merely existing on morphine, whiskey, and tobacco, using the last two in large quantities, and the first when in great pain, which was often.

One of my neighbors who had been cured of a complication of diseases by Christian Science called and persuaded me to try it, on the ground that it could do no harm, and she was sure it would make a new man.

She returned the next day bringing a practitioner with her who lost no time in proceeding to help me. The advice and treatment she gave me seemed to have an instantaneous effect in taking me out of the morbid condition into which I had drifted. For a few hours after her departure I felt as if I were on the rapid road to recovery. A reaction then seemed to set in, and I had a hard nervous spasm; my attendant handed me a glass of whiskey,—the old remedy,—which I swallowed at once. It had no effect, and another was given me. I then remembered that I had promised to give up the use of all liquors and drugs. I returned it. With it there went all desire for its use, and it has never returned. After three or four treatments I thought I would stop using tobacco, which I had used for over forty years, and as I was afraid of failing I told no one until I was successful. It was a hard struggle, and many times I put my hand in my pocket after the much wanted chew of tobacco.

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Testimony of Healing
On a stone over the entrance of my old home, is the Bible...
May 28, 1904

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