To say I am grateful for Christian Science and what it has...

To say I am grateful for Christian Science and what it has done for me does not half express my thankfulness to God and my gratitude to our revered Leader, Mrs. Eddy. It was only through divine power that I was led to this wonderful truth. About two years previous to coming to Christian Science I was stopping with a family in St. Louis who had lately taken up the study of Christian Science. They presented this truth to me; but not being ready at that time, I immediately said I would never be a Scientist.

Shortly afterward I came home in miserable health, only to go under the care of a physician here. I was obliged to work, but it was a struggle to do so. Being offered a better position in Kansas City, Mo., I went to that city, thinking the change might benefit me. I knew in a few weeks after arriving there that something had to be done for me. During my lunch hour, while on the street alone with only God to guide and guard me, the thought came to me that I had tried doctors, medicine, and change of climate with no permanent results : why not give up all for Christ? I straightway sought the Christian Science reading-room and was directed to a practitioner. When she informed me that I could be healed, I could hardly believe it. The physician who attended my mother at my birth had told her that I would never be a well or normal child, and with this law always claiming dominion, fear had so overpowered me that I felt at times I had nothing to live for.

From the hour I left the practitioner's home it seemed as if I could walk miles without becoming fatigued. The complete healing, however, was slow, but I had faith enough to know it would surely come; and it has. For over seven years I have used no material remedies of any kind. With the first treatment faith in medicine was destroyed, and to me this was wonderful, as I do not remember ever doing without medicine for a single day.

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Testimony of Healing
I am grateful to Christian Science for bringing to me a...
November 11, 1916

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