It is a great pleasure to me to be able to testify to the...

It is a great pleasure to me to be able to testify to the blessed fact that Christian Science has healed me. I was the victim of several diseases, and I had scarcely ever been free from distress, caused by heart and other troubles; but, thanks to Christian Science, I feel that I have been born anew, as it were. I had suffered so much that I had concluded this was my cross to bear, that I never would be well; nor could I die, though sometimes I felt like destroying myself, because I was such a burden and so unhappy. I know now that it never was my real self, for man is always "hid with Christ in God." I am grateful that I accepted Christian Science when it was first presented to me. My healing was almost instantaneous, for I never had another attack of my trouble, though I had been subject to these attacks about once a week, and the doctor had told me they would prove fatal unless I submitted to a serious operation at once; but having passed through one, I had no desire to repeat the experiment. I have much to overcome, but know that I have found the way to grow better, and a good Friend to guide my every step. How close God is to us, yet how little some of us realize it, how little we know the Christ-love that yearns to bless all.

Words are inadequate to express my gratitude to Mrs. Eddy, but I am trying to show it by striving daily to walk close to God and follow our Leader's teachings. She is certainly leading us to the "light of life."

Grace Van Petten, Pond Creek, Okla.

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Testimony of Healing
I began the study of Christian Science for the sake of my...
March 16, 1907

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