[Translated from the German]

It is with a sense of deep gratitude that I relate how I was...

It is with a sense of deep gratitude that I relate how I was healed through reading the Christian Science text-book, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mrs. Eddy. In August, 1913, I became very ill. According to the statement of the physician whom I called in, it was a case of heart trouble. I left no means of relief untried and after a few months consulted a "nature-cure" physician. There was an improvement at first, but three months later I had a stroke of paralysis, and from that moment things went on from bad to worse. The attacks of heart trouble occurred once in two or three days, then daily. I lost the faculty of speech and felt that the end was near. Then I settled my accounts with life, made my will, and took the holy communion.

It was at this juncture that a copy of Der Herold der Christian Science was received from a friend, and disregarding the physician's advice that I avoid all reading, I looked the periodical over. I had never heard of Christian Science until then, but during the reading my attention was caught by the name of the text-book, and I asked my friend to let me have it. I do not believe I have ever read anything with greater interest than this book by our beloved Mrs. Eddy. The day after I had my first glimpses of it a thorough change began to take place within me, and I told an acquaintance who called that I expected to arise and take up my work when I had read the book through. Although a few made fun of me, I did not allow this to affect me. When three days later I came to the end of the book, I got up and, as I had foretold, attended to my occupation in the garden, where I did work which filled some around me with surprise, while it caused others to marvel.

Testimony of Healing
The greatest of all the blessings that have come to me in...
July 1, 1916

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