It is now nine years since I first took up the study of...

It is now nine years since I first took up the study of Christian Science. Jesus said, "Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free." I can truthfully say Christian Science has proved to me to be this truth that sets free. Previous to hearing anything about Christian Science I was, from a child, a great sufferer from rheumatism in severe forms. I had rheumatic fever three times, dropsy, rheumatic gout in my feet, rheumatism in the head, which would keep me three weeks at a time without sleep and; I was also suffering from most intense pain, neuritis of the spine, and valvular heart trouble. I was indeed a very delicate woman.

After the birth of my daughter, for years I suffered internally, ending in two operations. I was in bed practically two years, having several doctors. We got the best of medical advice, but there was no cure. The doctors were most kind and attentive to me, saying if they could give me a new constitution, they would do so. It was at this point Christian Science was brought to our notice. My husband attended a lecture and then borrowed the textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy, for me; and through persevering with its teachings I am to-day a perfectly healthy and happy woman. All the old conditions have entirely left me. I can now go out in all weathers without any ill effects; my protection is in claiming the selfhood of man made in God's image and likeness, to whom He gave dominion.

I am indeed most grateful to all who have helped me in the unfolding of this great and wonderful truth. The more deeply we study Christian Science the deeper our love becomes for our dear Leader, Mrs. Eddy, who gave to humanity her selfless and pure love, by devoting her life to gain this wonderful inspiration and revelation of the Bible. To show my gratitude, my one desire now is to follow her example and to help others as I have been helped.

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Testimony of Healing
For more than twenty-two years, Christian Science has...
December 30, 1922

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