Through studying "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures"...

Through studying "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy, I turned from the useless material props upon which I had been relying and found God to be my only support. When I first read that precious book I was suffering from sciatica day and night; and being in the army, I had to sleep on the ground when under canvas. I also suffered so much from indigestion that I sometimes went without dinner. The doctors said they could do nothing for me; and I felt I was doomed to constant pain unless I managed to get into action, where a bullet might end my misery.

In this mental state I entered a Young Men's Christian Association hut to read, and found there a Christian Science Sentinel. At once I read of Mrs. Eddy's book, Science and Health, and felt a great desire to obtain a copy. It was some weeks, however, before I bought a pocket edition of it. As soon as the wonderful little book arrived, I felt I must read it every possible moment. Then, little by little, I gave up false beliefs and became more enlightened, until I was able to give up the medicines which I had been taking daily for indigestion and constipation. My healing was apparently slow. Since then I have had many demonstrations. I can walk miles without fatigue, and feel many years younger. Every time the bowel trouble seemed to return I filled my consciousness with thoughts of love, and relied on God. I never trusted in vain, and was glad of the trials which made me exercise more faith and reflect more love. At times I found myself looking backwards, but if I turned to some beautiful thought from the Bible or from Mrs. Eddy's writings, or thanked God for the harmony and good all around me, I soon overcame the difficulty again. This I did until I was healed.

One night I had influenza; but it was banished by reading Science and Health from midnight until five o'clock in the morning. So complete was the cure that I did not feel tired when I had to lecture in the evening for eighty minutes. My voice was quite clear, though I seemed to have lost it early in the day.

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Testimony of Healing
With a heart filled with gratitude I wish to testify to...
January 5, 1924

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