I did not take up the study of Christian Science for physical...

I did not take up the study of Christian Science for physical healing, but because it appealed to me as the right religion, and because I knew it was the truth by the peace and joy it brought into my life. We have had, in our family of five, many physical healings. Our three children, aged twenty, fifteen, and eleven, do not know anything about material remedies, as we have always relied on the truth to overcome all ills. They have been very sick several times, but the troubles were overcome quickly by Christian Science treatment.

Once I sprained my ankle very badly. This happened in the afternoon, and by bedtime I could not walk on the foot at all. I asked for Christian Science treatment, and the next morning I walked and did all my housework. It never troubled me any more. Another time, our little girl's clothing caught fire, and while I was trying to extinguish the flames my hands were very badly burned and on the palms were great blisters. In ten days the hands were completely healed, without any scars.

But the most wonderful healing came to me five years ago during the influenza epidemic. I was taken with this trouble, and though I was very well cared for throughout the whole experience by Christian Science treatment, the disease was not overcome for two weeks, and I was at the door of death when the healing took place. It seemed to me that a great burden was rolled away and the light shone forth; and I knew I was healed. The beautiful hymn which begins

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Testimony of Healing
With a grateful heart I wish to give my testimony of a...
November 29, 1924

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