I came to Christian Science purely for physical healing...

I came to Christian Science purely for physical healing. I was very ill and unhappy; very cynical and disbelieving in regard to what I heard of God and religion. I tried to live my life in my own way and put religion aside. I was a great believer in fate and in will-power, and thought to put them in the place of God, with the consequence that I was led to do many rash and foolish things. I am now thankful to say that my outlook on life is entirely changed; I have proved God's wisdom and goodness so often that I am willing and thankful to know my future is in His hands and that all things must work out for the best. I have found a God whom I can love and worship with my whole heart, and I now read my Bible with interest and understanding.

I was healed of very bad rheumatism simply by reading Science and Health. I had tried many medicines, also massage. with no result, and the doctor told me that I would always suffer from this disease, as it was inherited, and also because I had rheumatic fever when a child. I suffered day and night, and nothing relieved me until Science proved to me the falseness of this belief by removing it. I gave up all the medicines I was taking and have never touched any since, and that is more than two years ago. Before this I had often tried to do without a medicine that I had taken every day ten years but was always ill and bad to return to it, until I found out that the one Mind is the only medicine, and then I was freed from the suffering.

I had also suffered constantly from bilious attacks, colds. and a weak chest, and had been warned to be out in wet weather. etc., but now, I am glad to I am quite free from all those material laws and go out in all sorts of weather.

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Testimony of Healing
For years I had heard of Christian Science, but held some...
May 12, 1906

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