My mother came into Christian Science when I was about...

My mother came into Christian Science when I was about eight years old; and we have since had many blessings in our home. At that time I was wearing black glasses whenever I was out of doors; and in the morning my mother would have to bathe my eyes before I was able to open them. This trouble was overcome almost instantly, and I have never worn glasses since. I have also been healed of chronic catarrh, diphtheritic conditions, influenza, and several cases of sprains, as well as of wounds. On one occasion three rusty nails ran into my foot; but I suffered no inconvenience, except from some pain the first night. I put my shoe on the next day, and was on my feet constantly after that.

My husband also has had many proofs of this wonderful truth in many ways. I am indeed grateful to Christian Science for the healings in our home, but what I am most grateful for is the wonderful spiritual uplift these healings give us, creating the desire to live better and to love more, proving Mrs. Eddy's words in "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" (p. 135), "This is 'the beauty of holiness,' that when Truth heals the sick, it casts out evils, and when Truth casts out the evil called disease, it heals the sick." Having been a child who was humored, having a quick temper and a strong will, I do not know what I should have done without the little knowledge of Christian Science which my mother had, and which I am adding to, though sometimes it seems in such a small way; but I know that a higher understanding is obtainable.

I want to express gratitude for the practitioners who have been so patient with me, and also for the privilege of class instruction. I am surely grateful to God, to Mrs. Eddy, and to Christ Jesus, our Way-shower, for this wonderful newold truth.—(Mrs.) Prudence Oelkers, Orleans, Nebraska.

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Testimony of Healing
We are told in the Bible to give thanks,—to rejoice evermore
July 4, 1925

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