I am very glad to be able to add a heartfelt and grateful...

I am very glad to be able to add a heartfelt and grateful tribute to Christian Science and its Leader. The many testimonies I am constantly hearing at the Wednesday evening meetings, and reading in the Christian Science publications, prompt me to send my own. My first experience in the wonderful efficacy of Christian Science was nearly eight years ago, although of course I had heard much of the healing, as I had lived in and near Boston for many years, but I am sorry to say that I had never become interested in it. About eight years ago I had to give up a position in Boston on account of ill-health, and I came to Washington. For a year I lived in the country, a short distance from the city. I had had the fear of weak lungs held over me from childhood, and shortly after coming to Maryland I took a very severe cold, which seemingly settled on my lungs. One day several members of the family went into Washington sightseeing, and as I was unable to go, one of them asked a practitioner there to treat me absently. After they left I grew so very ill that I was much alarmed. I went to bed, and after awhile fell asleep. I did not awaken until late in the afternoon, when to my delight I found that my cold had entirely disappeared and I felt as well as I ever did. After this wonderful healing I became interested and began to study and learn all I could about Christian Science.

Shortly after this experience we came to live in Washington, where I have had better opportunities, which I much appreciate. Since that beautiful demonstration was made for me I have never had the least trouble with my lungs, though I have had some attacks of colds, but they have always been met with Christian Science. Last winter I was exposed to a supposedly infectious disease, but having had it when a child, I did not think of needing protection, therefore I had a severe attack, which I could not overcome; but a practitioner again came to the rescue, and I was healed in one treatment so that I went into the country to spend the Christmas holidays and slept in a cold room, with no ill effects whatever. The same practitioner treated my eyes, which had greatly troubled me from childhood. For more than fifteen years I had worn glasses, which often had to be changed at great expense, but a celebrated oculist told me that there was no other remedy and that I must always be very careful of my eyes. But, thanks be to God, through Christian Science I have been able to discard the glasses and can read fine print and do fine work without their aid.

My sister also wishes to join her humble thanks and gratitude to mine for the many blessings that have come to her through Christian Science. She has been greatly helped in business, and in many other ways; harmony has overcome discord, and this truth has brought us both peace where there was no peace. We have used no material remedies for upwards of seven years, Christian Science meeting all our need. Sometimes our progress has seemed slow, but looking back we find we have been climbing. We still have many battles to fight, and much to overcome, but we know that even as the promise reads, we shall have "daily strength for daily needs."

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Testimony of Healing
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March 7, 1908

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