It is with the deepest gratitude for divine Love's ever...

It is with the deepest gratitude for divine Love's ever present goodness that I should like to tell of what Christian Science has done for me. A little more than ten years ago it seemed as if all I had looked upon as my supply was utterly to vanish. At that time a copy of "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy was lent me, and for the first time I came to know God as ever present good. From reading the first chapter I gained an entirely fresh idea of how to pray. From then on I learned how to explain much that as a trained nurse I had found utterly inexplainable in many cases. Where a condition of extreme hopelessness and despondency had seemed to be, an entirely joyous sense of activity and undaunted courage developed. What had seemed to be gloomy want and woe became opportunities for active good and love. I was greatly surprised when those I tried to tell of this wonderful truth did not seem to see it as I did; but I read Science and Health often most of the night, and rejoiced all day. As a result, glasses that I had worn constantly were laid aside one night and forgotten in the morning, never since to be used. Soon the way opened for me to go overseas. After arriving there I was taken on to the St. John's Ambulance staff, where I served till 1918. As I was often the only trained person in charge, I was given a wonderful opportunity to use my little understanding of man as God's idea, never in nor of the body, and so to keep mortal mind thoughts and suggestions away. In this I was greatly helped by a few loving Scientists I had come to know. I think we practically lived with these two thoughts uppermost: God is All, and I of myself can do nothing; the Father that worketh in us, He doeth the work. As a result, we had many unusual healings, and rejoiced in a sense of harmony and good will generally.

On leaving my position I asked for permission to resign, as the doctors had decided I was probably injured for life as the result of my years of service. I felt the need to be free, to know God as the only Lawgiver. After I had explained this to them, they finally consented to let me resign, rather than be "physically incapacitated." After my return I improved rapidly, and Love surely opened the way. While problems seem to arise, the solutions are ever possible when I am careful not to let some mortal sense of things blind me to the ever present allness and goodness of God's law.

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