In "Retrospection and Introspection" by Mrs. Eddy, we...

In "Retrospection and Introspection" by Mrs. Eddy, we read (p. 21), "The awakening from a false sense of life, substance, and mind in matter, is as yet imperfect; but for those lucid and enduring lessons of Love which tend to this result, I bless God." Whenever Christian Scientists are taunted with failure to make a demonstration of their Leader's teachings with that old cry of the rabble, "He saved others; himself he cannot save," I remember my early study of Mrs. Eddy's writings and quote the above paragraph.

The student of Christian Science who was overseas had every opportunity to test the practicability of his lessons in Mind healing. In a nine months' service as director of women in the Dauphiné Leave Area in the Y. M. C. A. I found my knowledge of the all-presence and the all-power of God a very present help in time of trouble. In the midst of a severe epidemic of influenza, the one other Scientist at our station and I were able to continue our severe and long labors of assisting in the care of twenty-five hundred men each week. Although constantly exposed to the rigors of an Alpine winter, living in buildings insufficiently heated, always overworked, with little time for sleep and no time for rest, we were able to keep going and to accomplish much for the health and happiness of our soldiers.

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