Anticipating early dissolution according to the verdict...

Anticipating early dissolution according to the verdict of the medical profession, I yielded to my wife's advice to try Christian Science, but with no hope of a favorable outcome. A long period of extremely slow improvement followed. With the same faithfulness, however, which I had displayed in following the directions of numerous physicians recommended by well-meaning friends, I began the study of spiritual causation as revealed in Christian Science.

During the earlier years of my study of this Science I was fortified, in my determination to persist, by perusing the many testimonies of healing which appear in the Christian Science periodicals. Listening to similar testimonies at the Wednesday evening meetings in a branch church in a large city, and noting the sincerity and gratitude of those who testified, was also a great aid. One cannot be too grateful for those who, with hearts overflowing with expressions of rejoicing for their healings, break down the suggestions that because of lack of past experience in speaking they cannot give a good testimony. Sometimes one sentence uttered falteringly is more convincing than the most studied talk. We can all contribute our widow's mite to these Wednesday evening meetings, which our Leader has established to publish abroad the personal proof of the efficacy of Truth, as in the days of the Master.

Testimony of Healing
With the words, "I would to God, that not only thou,...
December 13, 1924

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