Christian Science was first introduced to me by my sisters

Christian Science was first introduced to me by my sisters. I was a doubting Thomas. The time came when I was stricken down with what my doctors called pulmonary tuberculosis. They pronounced me incurable and emphasized the fact to my wife that I had allowed this trouble to hang about me too long and that my end was only a question of time. After ten months of misery and torture my sisters found me practically a living skeleton and a physical wreck, and again asked me to turn to divine Love. They offered me the Christian Science textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures." I accepted it, but for the first three days I was too ill even to lift it; however, I turned my thoughts toward God, and on the fourth day I started reading. After going through a few chapters slowly and carefully I began to feel myself getting better; mortal mind was gradually cleansed of its hideous dreams and nightmares. Several times I had so-called relapses of a very bad sort and once or twice thought that everything was about to end, but I suddenly remembered our Master's saying, "O ye of little faith," and each time I brightened up and got over the shock.

Later I wrote to a Christian Science practitioner and asked for help, and after several treatments, in a very few weeks I arose out of my bed feeling strong and well. The pains had fled, I could breathe with comfort, and I walked with a firm step around my room. It was not long before I was out of doors and everybody marveled at my recovery. Both my wife and I are resolved to devote all our future to Christian Science and to pass on to others the good things from which we have derived so much benefit.

Thomas Macfarlane, Scotswood-on-Tyne, Scotland.

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