If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children, how much more shall your Father which is in heaven give good things to them that ask him.—Matthew, 7:11.

Before I gained a knowledge of Christian Science worry was my constant companion, and the subject of finances especially troublesome. After studying Christian Science seriously for two years, during which time I had been wonderfully blessed in my freedom from anxiety and worry, I was confronted with what seemed a very serious business proposition. A sum of money would soon be due, but on account of a change of residence a member of the family was obliged to relinquish his position, and had not yet obtained one in our new location.

The old-time hideous worry began to creep in, in a way which those can understand who have been held in this grasp of fear: but I began to reason as follows: I know the truth, and now is the time to prove it. God, good, and His manifestation is the only reality. He is the source of our supply and will provide for all our needs. As a result fear speedily vanished and in its place came a strong assurance of the ever-presence of omnipotent good. This truth was held in thought wherver I was working during the day, that I might not for a moment lose its richness and beauty.

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October 26, 1907

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