It is with the deepest sense of love to God and gratitude...

It is with the deepest sense of love to God and gratitude to our Leader, Mrs. Eddy, that this testimony is written. In May, 1916, I had a wonderful proof of the power of Christian Science to destroy fear and pain. It was necessary to have five teeth and four roots extracted for future dental work. I called at the dentist's office to make arrangements for extractions. He said, "You had better go to a specialist and take gas, as these teeth will come out very hard." I replied, "I want you to extract them and I will call for absent treatment by a practitioner. I know divine Love is ever present, and no harm can come to me." I thought he was a little fearful for me on account of my age; however, all was in readiness in a little while and it was certainly a most wonderful demonstration of divine Love's ever presence—no fear, no pain, no nervousness. Oh, how I thank God for the Christ, Truth, that makes us free; and we can all enjoy this freedom if we really trust our Father-Mother God, and seek at all times that Mind which was in Christ Jesus.

In many other ways have I proved the truth of Christian Science. I want to add my appreciation for all of Mrs. Eddy's writings, also for all the literature, which is so spiritual, helpful, and refreshing. I have also "The Life of Mary Baker Eddy" by Sibyl Wilbur, which when read makes us appreciate Mrs. Eddy all the more. I am also happy to state that I am a member of The Mother Church. I am grateful to the many friends who have so lovingly helped me in the journey from materiality to spirituality.

September 11, 1920
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