I was healed of a number of diseases through reading...

I was healed of a number of diseases through reading Science and Health, although I was not in the least interested in Christian Science and had no thought of physical healing. I was and had been for a number of years an invalid, miserable in every sense of the word, and finally began to feel that I must know more of God—in some way get closer to Him. I was reared in a most religious manner, having been taught the wonderful power of God as my dear mother understood it, so in my distress it was natural for me to turn to God.

A copy of Science and Health had been given me, and divine Love turned my attention to the reading of this book. I did not find it at all interesting, but read a few pages here and there some days, though not understanding anything I read. During this time, however, I forgot to take a material remedy which had been taken for years as a prevention for gallstones. It was some time, perhaps two weeks, before I noticed that I had not taken it; then I did not think of the reading I had done as having anything to do with this; I only realized that it had not been needed at all. Then one morning I found myself without a heavy support that was laced up on me every day on account of hernia. As the physician had told me of something terrible that would happen to me should I try to step without this truss, my first thought was to put it on, and I did so. I could not be operated on for this trouble because of Bright's disease, but I noticed that even this was changing, and I suffered less from severe headaches; and like a flash it dawned on me that it was through my reading in Science and Health these changes had been brought about.

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