Thirty-nine young graduates of nine American Forest Schools have lately received appointments as forest assistants in the forest service and have been assigned to positions for the present field season.
The astonishing growth of the Christian Science churches and the attendant comparative falling off in the growth of other orthodox church membership have led the other churches—notably the Methodists and Episcopalians—to adopt into their church system a mental healing feature.
Our critic advances certain objections to the acceptance of Christian Science without apparently realizing that these objections must have occurred to every Christian Scientist when they began to interest themselves in its teachings.
In reviewing the blessings which have been bestowed on me since Christian Science came into my life, I find so much to be grateful for that I gladly testify to benefits received while studying this beautiful truth, which is indeed free to all.
Christian Science was brought to my notice eight years ago, as the last resort, the attending physician telling my friends that all had been done for me which was possible, though I might live for a while.
Previous to becoming interested in Christian Science, nearly three years ago, I was a great sufferer from a serious form of rheumatic trouble, my hands being affected to such an extent that it was impossible for me even to dress without assistance.
About two and a half years ago I took my first treatment in Christian Science, and now feel it my duty to acknowledge what it has done for my family and myself, for our measure of blessing, both physical and spiritual, has been full and running over.
The spiritual uplifting that has come into my life through Christian Science seems so all-important that I find myself continually giving thanks to God for the sweet peace which this healing religion has brought to me, and it may be that I sometimes forget to acknowledge that as a result I am also physically well.
When I first heard of Christian Science something within me said, "It is the truth," and though at that time, over nine years ago, there were many who sought to dissuade me from it, after a few months I began to have treatment for a trouble caused by varicose veins.