This is to express my loving gratitude for all the blessings...

This is to express my loving gratitude for all the blessings that have come to me in Christian Science. Years ago I turned to it for the healing of nervous prostration, as materia medica had failed to give relief and I was in mental darkness. I had help from various practitioners and would be all right for a while; then conditions would come up that necessitated my having treatment again. With each experience more understanding of the truth was gained, and when a testing time came in the passing on of one dear to me, through the faithful help of a practitioner I was enabled to rise in thought above the mists of material sense. The problems which presented themselves in the settling of business affairs were solved, and I have been wonderfully sustained and protected. The time finally came when the practitioner said I must do my own mental work, so I cast my net on the right side for truth. My endeavor has always been to be loyal and obedient to the teachings of the Manual of The Mother Church. As these by-laws have unfolded they have helped solve financial problems and also to overcome discordant conditions. My real liberation came when I subscribed for all our periodicals. Every time The Christian Science Monitor comes there is joy in seeing its title and a recognition of the fact that to belong to the Christian Science church is a blessing which we do not always appreciate.

For the privilege of being a member of The Mother Church and of a branch church and of working in its various offices, and for the growth this means to one, I am grateful. To the gentle New England woman, Mrs. Eddy, who brought this light of Truth to a suffering world, words cannot express my deep gratitude for her wonderful example of courage, love, and devotion to the cause of which she was the Discoverer and Founder, but the desire to prove worthy to be called a Christian Scientist enables me to press on toward "the high goal always before her thoughts" (Science and Health, p. 426). This testimony is given with the desire to help other readers of the testimonies as they have helped me.—(Mrs.) Helen M. Snyder, Lowell, Mass.

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Testimony of Healing
It is with a heart full of gratitude that I wish to tell...
April 12, 1919

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