I have received so much benefit from Christian Science...

I have received so much benefit from Christian Science that my great desire is to let others who may be in need of help know where it can be found. I suffered for many years from stomach disorder, female weakness, and nervousness. Many physicians were tried, the last one a professor, but did not get well. The stomach trouble was thought by some to be inherited, as my father had passed away from the same ailment. At last I could eat only certain kinds of food and was afraid to drink even a glass of water, as it always brought suffering. I became very sick and feverish, an abscess having formed, and had to be in bed for a time. All this made me very weak, as the abscess was supposed to have poisoned the system. Then another difficulty set in for which I was treated for a while, and which the doctor thought a slight operation would relieve. Accordingly I was operated on, but was unable to walk even the two blocks to the nearest street-car for over a year afterward, or until I had been healed in Christian Science. During that year I could not do my housework, and most of the time was spent in lying on a couch.

At last, not knowing what else to do, and knowing no medicine could help me, I went to the country for complete rest. While there a friend told me of Christian Science, and after all I had gone through I was willing to try anything. I wrote to a practitioner for treatment and had her help for about three months. In that time I had learned that God is my strength, and this truth has never failed me. Now I can eat my meals without fear and am doing all my work, including washing, and feel better than I have for years. I first found Christian Science in June, 1912, and no medicine has been used for myself or our little boy since then.

October 9, 1915
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