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For about fifteen years I was an invalid, seeking relief...
For about fifteen years I was an invalid, seeking relief through various physicians and methods of cure. I had an internal trouble which several doctors said could not be cured without an operation, and which brought with it a long list of attendant ills, such as violent headaches, backache, neuralgia, several attacks of nervous prostration, lasting for months, followed by melancholia and insomnia. Finally acute indigestion set in; then I felt I had more than I could bear, and life seemed a burden most of the time.
One of my doctors had told me he was giving me one of the most powerful drugs known to medical science for nervousness, and that it was no more to me than so much cold water; that I had exhausted the whole list, and that I would probably go insane. Indeed the fear of insanity hung over me like a cloud for years, destroying any small chance of peace which I might otherwise have known. Several cases of sickness in my immediate family, which resulted in death, did not tend to lessen the anguish of those years, and I had become an irritable, disconnected wreck of a woman, having almost lost faith in a loving God and dwelling much upon the thought of suicide as a means of getting rid of my troubles.
Three years ago a kind friend induced me try try Christian Science. One treatment, taken for indigestion. cured me completely of it, and since then all my other ills have disappeared, so that to-day I can truthfully say I am well,—well physically and mentally,—taking the care of my family, doing all my housework, my endurance being greater than it ever has been.
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The Lesson of the Dove
SUE HARPER MIMS.
A Loving Appeal
CORA S. NILES.
Freedom through Growth
JESSE B. TWISS.
Mrs. Eddy's Horses are Blue Ribbon Winners
M. Bettie Bell
Christianity has not changed, and that which the Master...
Charles M. Howe
Christian Science prohibits no one from eating or drinking...
John L. Rendall
with contributions from Fred S. Lamb, J. Burtt Morgan
MRS. EDDY TAKES NO PATIENTS
A Question Answered
Clara Dreyer, Calvin A. Frye
A Timely Word
Emilie B. Hulin
A Practical Philosophy
John B. Willis
Letters to our Leader
with contributions from Mary E. Young Brown, William Gallie, Ainslie G. McDougall, L. H. Jordan, Marion A. Bastedo, Willie R. Combs, Adolph A. Mayne
I went to the Rochester (N. Y.) City Hospital on March...
Margaret K. Bostwick with contributions from Nellie C. Cramer
In grateful acknowledgment of the many blessings received...
Blanche G. Woodall
Soon after I was healed in Christian Science my little...
Ida M. Straight
Eighteen months ago I think it would have been hard to...
William R. Best
Christian Science does heal the sick and reform the sinner
L. E. Hutchens
From our Exchanges
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with contributions from Stephen A. Chase