This testimony is sent as a token of thankfulness to God...

This testimony is sent as a token of thankfulness to God and of gratitude to Mrs. Eddy. For ten years I have owed my freedom, even life itself, to the teachings of Christian Science. Having received the same verdict from five physicians, that only an operation would relieve me of an abnormal growth, I engaged a room at the hospital, but then decided to wait, until finally the doctor said I had only two weeks to live. Now I know what I waited for—this blessed truth. A lady brought the silent messenger, the Christian Science literature. My husband was the first to read it, and he said it was what we had needed all our lives; so we obtained a copy of "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mrs. Eddy, also the services of a practitioner. My healing was not quick, but that compelled me to study more and to grow in spiritual understanding.

At the age of nineteen I was crippled with rheumatism, and a reputable doctor in England declared my parents need not expect me to get well. That man-made law has been annulled. Also severe attacks of throat trouble, sleeplessness, and bowel disorder have been overcome. Because we received so much, we wanted to trust our animals to God's care, as we had lost three horses in nineteen months. Since relying on Christian Science treatment, we have lost only one in ten years, and that one was quite old.

I am striving to overcome more of self each day, and am ever grateful to the practitioners for all their faithful work.—(Mrs.)Jennie Barker, Stamford, Conn.

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