While reading in a public library, I came upon the...

While reading in a public library, I came upon the Christian Science textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy. I was at that time an earnest worker in another church; and had Christian Science been presented to me by an individual, probably I should not have approached the study; but being in need of what the book contained, I eagerly read it. "To those leaning on the sustaining infinite, to-day is big with blessings,"—the first words which I read (Pref., p. vii) proved at once a comfort; and later the truth of this statement was demonstrated. Before completing the first chapter, on Prayer, I felt that a demonstrable religion had been found; and experience has proved this first impression to be correct.

I am daily blessed, and being healed of wrong thinking regarding unfortunate traits which I had been taught to believe belonged to my disposition. Many physical disorders have been healed, though the study was not taken up for physical healing. These healings, however, were the normal result of a more spiritual understanding of God, divine Life, and consequently of life's activities as taught in divine Science. The healing of astigmatism, for which glasses had been worn for eight years, of constipation, neuralgia, partial paralysis of facial muscles, acute lung trouble, and the removal of several warts, were accomplished through the study and application of Christian Science. During several years in business the application of Truth has proved of inestimable value. The demonstration of harmony in our home at the birth of our son was something to be profoundly grateful for.

I am sincerely grateful for the truth, as lived and taught by Christ Jesus and rediscovered by Mrs. Eddy, and for the means she has taken for promulgating this blessing to all mankind through the activities of The Mother Church and its branches. I am particularly grateful for her wise forethought in placing the textbook in public libraries, where those in need may have an experience like mine in finding the truth, unencumbered by human interpretation or hypothesis.—(Mrs.) Mary Cole Chapman, Sacramento, Calif.

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Testimony of Healing
Some five years ago I was practicing medicine with no...
September 13, 1924

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