Recently the writer experienced what was to her a most wonderful trip to the summit of one of the mountains of southern California, and as the impressions gained on that trip have many times since helped in the solving of her problems, they are now passed along in the hope of assisting some one else.
To the young mother who is a student of Christian Science the thought often comes, and always accompanied by a heart overflowing with gratitude, that through her study of this truth she knows definitely what she should teach her child about God and the child's relation to our heavenly Father.
A lecture recently delivered in your city was ostensibly upon the subject of Christian Science, but judging by your report the lecturer must have had something else in mind, as it contains no true statement concerning this subject.
It seems somewhat difficult to determine just the definition that our critic would give to the word "proselyte" as used in his statement, "The Christian Scientists get their adherents by proselyting, but they never succeed in getting good church-members who are familiar with the Word of God.
It is agreed by most people that the word home is one of the dearest in the English language, which means of course the spiritual idea back of the word; for until human thought is lifted above materiality, the ideal home is not realized,—indeed, it is hardly even perceived.
The testimonies in our periodicals have always meant much to me, and that fact, together with sincere gratitude to God for the many blessings received since I first learned of Christian Science nine years ago, leads me to write of some of the benefits which have come to me and mine during these years.
In September, 1914, I first experienced the healing power of Christian Science, and as my healing has stood the test of time and I have not had the slightest recurrence of my former ill health, I am most anxious to express my gratitude.
It is with rejoicing that I thank God that the way is still open to follow Jesus' teachings as set forth in the Bible, and that through the study of Christian Science, as given in "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures," man can be and is being released from bondage to so-called man made laws.