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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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Classification and Limitation
JOHN M. DEAN
"Seek ye first"
FRANCES M. GORRELL
MAUDE A. MAY
The Right Place
GRACE E. ADAMSON
MATILDA J. HOFFMAN
Who Benefits Most?
GEORGE P. BALDWIN
The Love that Heals
In reply to all the clergyman's contentions as to the...
Willard J. Welch
The Easement of Knowing
William P. McKenzie
The Immutability of Principle
Ella W. Hoag
with contributions from C. B. Cavanagh, T. Alex Elphick, Ethel Albee Wilson, Joseph L. Beall, Jonté De Journette, Irene Roberts, Herbert J. Hawkins, C. F. Wieland, Henry J. Holm, Frederick P. Bailey, Lillie Parker Smith, Adelaide E. Garrett, Sumner Kenner, H. D. Yoder, T. E. Cooper, Percy M. Jost
With unbounded love and gratitude to Christian Science...
It is with a spirit of great thanksgiving that I give this...
with contributions from Theodore Edward Glazier
I should like to express my gratitude for all the blessings...
Eveline Lindsay with contributions from Ellen F. Lindsay
Four years ago I knew nothing of Christian Science
Willard G. Brockenbrough
As Christian Science means life, health, and happiness to...
Olive Craig Warren
I want to express my gratitude for what Christian Science...
Hester Leavenworth Trumbull
With a deep sense of gratitude for the numerous blessings...
Doris H. Jennings
Signs of the Times
with contributions from Harold Begbie, Ernest D. Burton