It is nine years this summer since I first became a member...

It is nine years this summer since I first became a member of a Christian Science Sunday school. I had never attended any Sunday school before, as there was no Jewish temple in the town in which I then lived, so I was especially delighted when my family began to attend the Christian Science church, and I asked if I might join the Sunday school. From my first Sunday there until my twentieth birthday, which was just seven years, I was a regular attendant. I am very grateful for this opportunity—this privilege. I sometimes wonder if people who have never had the chance to attend a Christian Science Sunday school realize what a wonderful privilege it is.

I have always had good health, so I have not had any so-called big physical problems to meet, but the many socalled small physical demonstrations that I have had have seemed big to me, and I am very grateful for them. Last spring I was unable to attend school for a week, the first time in nine years that I have been in bed in the daytime, but that week of treatments and reading on my part, brought such wonderful results that I felt entirely made over, and had more strength than I had had in a long time, and I am very grateful for the experience. Later some friends insisted that I had had influenza, which made me all the more grateful for my quick and complete recovery.

Christian Science has been a wonderful help to me in my school work. The biggest problems that have been met, through my own understanding of the operation of God's law, are the demonstration over a seeming inability to understand geometry, which was corrected by changing a thought of hate to one of love for my teacher, thereby raising me from the foot to the head of the class in three months; the demonstration which enabled me to receive more than just a passing mark in history; and the crowning one, which enabled me to get through a course in psychology with a very good mark, in spite of the fact that I learned practically nothing. The latter sounds like an impossibility, and would be, from a material standpoint, but in Science we know that nothing that is right is impossible. Being a required subject, I had to take and pass an examination in psychology, but as its laws are contrary to God's law, I did not have to learn them. I studied my psychology textbook, but could not seem to remember anything I read. At the time of an examination I relied on God's law: the understanding that I reflect God, the only Mind and intelligence; that nothing right can be required of man that he cannot do; that "Love never faileth," as one of our solos says; also I found the tenth verse of the forty-first chapter of Isaiah a wonderful help, together with many other declarations of Truth. This reliance on God enabled me to pass each examination as it came, with a good mark, without seeming to know the required answers before starting to write. The more I think of it, the more wonderful this demonstration seems, and I am truly grateful for it.

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Testimony of Healing
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June 12, 1920

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