I became interested in Christian Science in 1907 through...

I became interested in Christian Science in 1907 through the healing of a member of my family of a so-called incurable disease. For a number of years I had been troubled with itching, burning feet, which I imagined had been frozen sometime. During the winter months this condition was very annoying and it grew worse each year. One afternoon about a year after becoming interested in Christian Science, the worst attack I had ever experienced came on. I tried to read but could not, so I called my husband, who read to me from "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mrs. Eddy. I felt relieved, and the next morning every trace of the trouble was gone. My three children all complained of the same condition, but I do not remember hearing one of them mention it since that day.

One day there was a heavy fall of sleet, and the trees were covered with ice. I had been trying all day to realize the truth that weather conditions could not harm a crop of fruit, and the words from the ninety-first psalm, "There shall no evil befall thee, neither shall any plague come nigh thy dwelling," had been steadily held in thought. Two of the children were sent on an errand a short distance away in the woods, and while they were gone there was a sound of falling timber. My first thought was of the children, and that I had sent them, but instantly the words just quoted presented themselves. I went to the door and saw timber falling all around them. A heavy-topped sugar maple had been uprooted and fell, breaking some other trees. The large top seemingly came down on one of the boys. I saw him fall to the ground, but he arose unharmed. Words fail to express my gratitude for this proof of Love's protection, as the words of the beautiful hymn came to me

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Testimony of Healing
I have been studying Christian Science for only two...
June 7, 1919

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