Gratitude will no longer allow me to remain silent

Gratitude will no longer allow me to remain silent. Love prompts me to tell of some of the many blessings that have come to me through the study of Christian Science. I was reared by Christian parents, and I tried hard to follow in the footsteps of our dear Savior, as I was then taught. Even in my childhood, I longed with unspeakable yearning to do good. I wanted so much to help others.

In infancy I passed through what is termed scarlet fever, and afterwards was never well and strong like other children. As a young woman I was a semi-invalid. My parents did all they could for me; and later, my husband undertook to feed me on medicine, until I rebelled, seeing that it did me no good. While still young in years, I was left a widow with four small children. As they grew, I became more and more feeble, and a great fear came over me that I might not live to rear them. I prayed fervently for life.

Testimony of Healing
It is with deep gratitude that I send my testimony of...
May 5, 1923

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