Christian Science has brought me so many blessings that...

Christian Science has brought me so many blessings that it would be impossible to tell of all. I find Christian Science truly a religion of love. In Christian Science I have found health, happiness, contentment, and a religion one can live every day; an ever-present God to be relied upon at all times, and in all places. Two years and a half ago I turned to Christian Science for physical help, everything having failed me. I had reached the place where I felt that something must be done, or I should lose my mind or die. I had heard of Christian Science, but knew very little about it. While not an invalid, I had never been wholly well in all my life. There was always some ailment, and I was constantly taking medicine. When an infant I had what was then called spotted fever, followed later with nearly all of the so-called children's ailments. After I was grown, I was ill and suffered such intense pain for years that I would have to take morphine in great quantities. When we moved from Indiana to Texas it was thought the change would be of great benefit to me, but things went on about the same. Eight years ago nervous indigestion developed. My physician sent me to Hot Springs, but I received no benefit. Later I went to a sanitarium in Michigan, where I stayed three months and came away in a worse condition than when I went there, and so loaded with fear that existence seemed a nightmare. I changed physicians and methods many times, but my fear was so great that I was not only physically, but mentally sick, and the mental sickness was worse than the physical. My husband often told me to keep on trying, that I would find the right thing some day, and in turning to Christian Science I found that right thing. My healing was very slow, as a wall of false beliefs had been built up around me, which it seemed to me could never be beaten down. There were many discouraging days, but my faithful practitioner always had encouraging and uplifting thoughts to help me over the dark days. Through this slow healing, which took many months, I gained spiritual light which has enabled me to grasp and know in a slight way this wonderful truth that Christian Science unfolds. I have not used a material remedy in nearly three years, and for the first time in my life I can say that I am well. When I began the study of the Lesson-Sermons, I had to buy a Bible, as I had always thought I had no use for one. I used to think that I would love to have a religion I could live, and this I have found in Christian Science. It is a panacea for all ills,—a religion so simple and pure, and right here for all to have. I am now a member of The Mother Church, and also of a branch church.

My heart is full of love for dear Mrs. Eddy, and I am grateful to be living in this age where one woman has been enabled through her sacrifice of self to bring such great blessings into the lives of so many thousands, who are striving to show their gratitude to her by trying to live honest and upright lives.

Mrs. Nellie P. Samuels, Dallas, Tex.

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Testimony of Healing
When I first heard of Christian Science I thought that...
March 3, 1906

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