When I first heard of Christian Science, I had been an...

When I first heard of Christian Science, I had been an invalid for several years, suffering from nervous prostration and organic difficulties which all available material means had failed to relieve. Continued treatment from specialists in Baltimore and a surgical operation being of no permanent benefit, I spent four months at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, where I had two more severe abdominal operations performed. The doctors and nurses were very kind and sympathetic, but like former experiences, the benefit was not lasting, and I became worse than ever before, other organs becoming affected. Another operation, more dreadful than the others, was planned for, but was prevented by my weakened condition when I reached the hospital, and I returned home with no hope of further human aid.

A few months later I learned of Christian Science through a copy of the Journal sent me by a friend who knew my need. I became interested, and had absent treatment from a practitioner who patiently and lovingly helped me to gain an understanding of Truth, and with it my freedom. The healing was slow, but the gain was more than worth the time and effort. As the old errors disappeared, one by one, and I was able to resume active duties, I was very grateful, as I was also for the ability to use my eyes as much as I wished without glasses, after a few weeks' treatment. when I had worn glasses eleven years. By far the greatest blessing, however, has been the spiritual uplifting which has come with a better understanding of God and man's relation to Him. I am very grateful for the help of the Bible Lessons, also the Sentinel and Journal, and recently, for church membership. I trust that my gratitude to God and to our Leader may express itself in a more consecrated life.

Lillie E. Scott, Pocomoke City, Md.

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June 30, 1906

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