My experience of July 4, 1908, may be of help to others,...

My experience of July 4, 1908, may be of help to others, should they ever find themselves confronted by the same form of error that confronted me on this day. In the afternoon I gathered a large quantity of what I thought were edible mushrooms, and prepared them for supper. My mother, my little boy, a trained nurse who was caring for a relative in the house, and myself partook of them, and as I am especially fond of them, I ate the most. About a half hour after supper I became quite ill, and my mother also was experiencing the same condition. My little boy was out playing, and I had no idea where he was. I went upstairs to try to treat myself, when I found the nurse almost overcome. I asked her if she wanted a doctor, and she answered that in this case a doctor was useless; so I hurried over to a friend's house and called for help in Christian Science. I seemed to be affected through every part of my body, and we continued to get rapidly worse. I had almost no strength left, but I went to the telephone and the helpful reassuring words that came to my ears from the practitioner did their work. When I reached home we were all very much improved, and in about one hour all were well again.

I am indeed grateful for my deliverance, and I consider this a wonderful demonstration of the Christ-healing. I am so happy each day to find that I am growing in this truth which our God-inspired Leader has given us, and my daily prayer is for more of it. If this testimony should convince some one that Christ's promise is fulfilled here and now, I shall be more grateful than I can express. May it put new courage into those who are disheartened at some supposed obstacle in their path.

Lillian Lewis Vose, Hyde Park, Mass.

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I wish to express my gratitude for what Christian Science...
October 30, 1909

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