I am glad to testify to the healing power of God through...

I am glad to testify to the healing power of God through Christian Science. About three years ago I began to have trouble with my eyes. One morning I awoke to find one of them closed, and even after bathing, it would open only a little way. Thinking I had taken cold, I paid no attention to it, until I found at the end of the week that it did not get any better; in fact, there was a considerable discharge from it. I then decided to see a specialist, and my husband went with me. After the first examination, the doctor said she thought it was paralysis of the eyelid, but she would have to examine the eye again. I therefore went back in the afternoon. This time there was another doctor with her, and they made the examination together. For two weeks they treated me daily, with the result that my eye both looked and felt worse than when I first went to the specialist.

As I was feeling very much discouraged, I changed doctors, taking treatment from the next one every day, except Sunday, for three weeks, my eye getting worse all the time. I asked him how long he thought it would take to effect a cure, and he said he could not tell, as the condition was very stubborn. I made another change of doctors, and this time was benefited considerably, in fact, after a few weeks, with the aid of glasses, etc., I was able to keep the inflammation down, and to the onlooker there was not much see; but I was never free from a feeling of irritation in my eyes, and a constant dread that the disease would return.

One day—a happy day for me—a Christian Science practitioner came to live in my neighborhood. After several talks with her, I decided to have treatment for my little girl, who was just five years old and had been wearing glasses for a year on account of weak muscles. The doctors said her eye was turning, and that she must not go to school until she was at least nine years old; but in three days, under Christian Science treatment, she was completely healed. I might add that she went to school before she was six years old.

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Testimony of Healing
Whenever I read or hear read the story of the raising of...
August 22, 1914

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