In the year 1901, Christian Science found me a hopeless...

In the year 1901, Christian Science found me a hopeless invalid. I had suffered for seven years previous with a very painful back, the result of an operation. I could get no rest or sleep at night, as I could not lie down, but had to sit propped in a chair with pillows around me. Only those who have suffered as I did can know the full misery of it. I had come to the end of material means and never hoped to get well. One day, however, while out walking, it was my good fortune to come to a Christian Scientist's house, and there the teaching was explained to me. I decided to try it at once, and was advised to buy "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures," which I did, and the study of this book has healed my back entirely. Christian Science has also cured me of long-standing catarrh of the throat, and neuralgia with which I had been afflicted from childhood. Before coming into Science I had doctored with three of the best physicians in Seattle, but none could give me relief.

I am no longer a sufferer, but rejoice exceedingly in Christian Science. God's promise has been fulfilled to me. "But unto you that fear my name shall the Sun of righteousness arise with healing in his wings." Words cannot express the love and gratitude I feel towards our faithful and beloved Leader for her labor of love.

Testimony of Healing
It is my earnest desire to express, though inadequately,...
August 13, 1904

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