I first heard of Christian Science through the healing of...

I first heard of Christian Science through the healing of my mother, who was freed from a life of bondage to ill health; but though I studied the literature perfunctorily, I was not ready for the truth, and after a while abandoned all study of the subject and left it' alone for four years. At the end of that time I turned to it in earnest to save me from a moral degeneration from which I felt myself unable to escape. It helped me at once, and I know that it has made me better and stronger physically, mentally, and morally than I used to be.

Christian Science was a wonderful help to me during the war in all the duties and difficulties of daily life in the Army. My work has been happy and successful in the proportion that I have tried to put into practice what I understood of divine Principle. I have had several experiences of physical healing. I was admitted to hospital twice while on active service; once with malaria and once with an abscess on the forehead. On both occasions I had absent treatment from a Christian Science practitioner and recovered quickly and completely. About six months after my healing of malaria I was examined by a medical board which had been specially informed that I had suffered from this fever. The board passed me as perfectly fit, the doctor who examined me stating that he could find no trace of the disease. I am very grateful for the freedom from fear and anxiety that came to me during these experiences.

For a little over two years I was on active service with the British Saloniki force, and during that time I felt specially grateful for the privilege of being a member of The Mother Church. While I was cut off from Christian Science services, and from anything like regular intercourse with other Christian Scientists, it was a constant source of support and inspiration to feel that I was linked up, through my membership, with all those activities for good which The Mother Church supplies. I am also grateful for our literature. When I realize how much Christian Science has done and is doing for me, I feel a deep sense of gratitude to our Leader, Mrs. Eddy; for by the study of her book "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures," and of her other writings, we learn to avail ourselves here and now of the great promises made to all mankind in the Bible. I am indeed thankful to God that I was led to study Christian Science, and for all the happiness which that study is bringing me.—Capt. Colin Rucher Eddison, London, England.

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Testimony of Healing
For fourteen years I had suffered from headache, also...
June 21, 1919

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