It is now something over five years since my attention was...

It is now something over five years since my attention was directed to Christian Science. The published testimonies have proved of great benefit to me, and to many whom I know. Like thousands of others who turn to Christian Science, I came for the physical healing, which I received wholly and completely. About twelve years ago I contracted what specialists pronounced an incurable organic disease. My physician told me I would have to use drugs for the rest of my life, but that a permanent cure was not within the range of possibility. This verdict weighed upon me to such an extent that at the end of two years I was a wreck physically and mentally.

I had heard through friends that Christian Science would heal cases like mine, but knowing more about the physical condition than the method of cure, I was not a little skeptical. I consented, however, to read the text-book, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mrs. Eddy, and shortly afterward I found that certain symptoms with which I was familiar failed to present themselves. Even then I was reluctant to believe that I was actually cured, but subsequent events have removed every doubt and fear. I now rejoice in the best health it has ever been my good fortune to know, and sufficient time has elapsed without a return of the trouble to justify the statement that a cure effected through Christian Science can experience no relapse.

For the sake of those who perhaps have gone through a similar experience, or have been dissuaded from reading the text-book because of failure to arrive at what they assume to be a necessary and satisfactory understanding of it, it occurs to me to say that I was forced to the acknowledgment, after reading Science and Health, that I had not at first the faintest conception of what the author was trying to impart; but since studying this most remarkable book, I know that what I lacked was spiritual discernment. This has been acquired since my healing.

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Testimony of Healing
After attending many of the beautiful Christian Science...
February 21, 1914

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