Christian Science was presented to me six years ago by...

Christian Science was presented to me six years ago by a very dear friend, who had been healed through its teachings. I was suffering from tuberculosis and from several other organic ailments, for which I had undergone a severe operation two years previously. I had never regained my strength after the operation; and the physicians claimed it had brought on pulmonary tuberculosis. The belief of heredity was very strong, as my father had passed on just a few years before, being the seventh one in his immediate family who had succumbed to the same disease.

At first, I would not listen to the teachings of Christian Science, thinking it was God's will that I should suffer; so I was sent to a sanitarium. There I remained in bed for five months. When I returned home, I was worse than when I went. Several months went by, until my condition was so alarming I was willing to try anything; and I thought I would find out something more about Christian Science. Accordingly, I sent for a practitioner. I never shall forget the day she came into my room; it seemed as though all the darkness had disappeared. I slept better that night than I had for months, and awoke the next morning very much refreshed. After four weeks' treatment the high temperature which had been worrying me for months disappeared, and I was able to go to see the practitioner. I am now in better health than I have been all my previous life. I not only do all my housework, but am also called on to help my husband in his business, sometimes getting home very late in the evening.

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