Chicago, Ill., Sept. 5, 1906.

Mrs. Mary Baker G. Eddy, Concord, N. H.

Beloved Leader:—To you we are indeed grateful for the timely By-law, entitled "Testimonials," published in the Sentinel of Sept. 1, 1906. So far as the testimony meetings are concerned, your action heals the whole Field of a perturbation which claims to paralyze that spontaneous mental activity that is vital in such meetings, in order that living waters may be imparted to the thirsty and the worldweary may depart with hope, impelled to declare that the living God is with this people, and to know that in spite of gloom and despair they may yet find the living idea, before which strongholds fall and whereby man's divine rights are discovered. Controversy as to what shall constitute a testimony is removed from consciousness, and in its place is that deep-settled, abiding calm which alone is productive of living testimony. The young people who have been Christian Scientists from childhood are glad because the description of symptoms and suffering is abolished from testimonials. They have had no education in sicknesses, and such descriptions have been at variance with their freer sensibilities.

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Testimony of Healing
I desire to testify to the great benefits I have received...
September 22, 1906

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