Before I became interested in Christian Science, about two...

Before I became interested in Christian Science, about two years ago, I was greatly annoyed by frequent attacks of rheumatism, but after beginning its study, these attacks became less and less frequent, and finally disappeared altogether, until now I have almost forgotten that I ever had rheumatism. Christian Science has meant so much to me, that, as I look back to the condition in which it found me, physically and mentally, it is difficult to imagine what life would now be without it. It helps me every hour and every minute of my daily life, I can turn to it for comfort and strength in every trial. It is in every way the most practical knowledge which has ever come into my experience. As an illustration of this, I should like to tell of a financial demonstration that I had shortly after uniting with the church last January. In filling out the subscription blank to the expense fund, I had in mind a certain amount that I desired to subscribe, but it seemed difficult to realize that I could spare so much. I finally decided to name a much smaller sum, and filled out the subscription blank accordingly. I knew, however, that I had not done the right thing in disobeying my first impulse, and I delayed some time before sending in the subscription. Finally the realization came, through the study of Science and Health, p. 79, what the true sense of giving means, and I knew that I could subscribe the amount I wished to give, and that I need have no fear about being able to pay it, because the divine substance is ever-present and abundant, and God supplies all our needs. I crossed out the amount for which the blank had been filled, and substituted the larger sum. Before I even had a chance to send it in,—and this time there was no delay in so doing,—the money came to me from a source most unexpected. This served me as a beautiful lesson, and showed how unnecessary it is to listen to suggestions of fear, and how absolutely the supply does come when our lives are governed by Truth. I am indeed grateful to God for all that Christian Science has done and is doing for me. I am also grateful to Mrs. Eddy who has so tirelessly and faithfully labored to show us anew the way of life.

Rhae Salinger, Chicago, Ill.

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January 14, 1905

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