After many years of sickness and suffering, I was healed...

After many years of sickness and suffering, I was healed through Christian Science, and over eleven years have passed since then with no return of this trouble. I had suffered the greater part of my life with severe spinal headache, and many years with heart trouble, also the torture of a stomach disorder, accompanied by an almost incessant aching of the whole body; but I was healed— made free—in the way Jesus healed the sick. He said, "Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free." I was healed in one treatment of an abscess and of varicose veins. I found this truth made plain and demonstrable through the teachings of "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mrs. Eddy, and I was led step by step to the threshold of the open door which we find in this book.

We had been reading from the text-book only a short time, when I was awakened one night with a sense of great agony, from an attack of the heart trouble. I awoke my husband and asked for help, expecting the usual material aid; but he said very quietly, "We will see what the text-book will do for you." He read aloud to me for perhaps ten minutes, and as I listened it seemed so beautiful to me that I forgot everything else but to listen. In a few moments I was free—there was no more pain. I slept, and awoke in the morning with such a sense of rest! I felt so free and so happy that I went about the house singing. A new life presented itself to me, and the "still small voice" seemed to say, "Be still, and know that I am God." I destroyed all the medicine I could find, which meant many kinds and a great quantity; but I never doubted that voice, and pressed onward with an assurance that "with God all things are possible." Later the trouble again presented itself, but was very quickly overcome.

These attacks, which came upon me both when asleep and when awake, would reduce me to a state of helplessness in a few minutes, and there were as many as seven in a day. Physicians were called, but I could get only temporary relief. I, however, felt there was something that could help me, and I asked God many times each day to show me a way out of this trouble. I was gradually led to Christian Science, and each day, as I read from our text-book, I found myself ascending higher on the mountain-side. Later on I had the privilege of class instruction, and as I gained in understanding I was asked to help others out of their trouble. I am truly thankful to God for all these blessings, and I am grateful not only for the physical healing, but for the spiritual quickening. I am also grateful to our dear Leader. Christian Science has taught me how to live.—Mrs. Mary Madora Harris, Chicago, Ill.

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Testimony of Healing
I am very thankful to God that I am living, and more and...
July 23, 1910

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