About five years ago I felt the need of class instruction...

About five years ago I felt the need of class instruction in Christian Science; and praying to be guided to the teacher who would meet best this my particular need, I applied and was accepted by a teacher more than one thousand miles away from where I resided at the time. Limiting arguments of time, space, and money presented themselves, to be met with the truth that man is governed and guided by divine Mind alone, irrespective of material reasoning. With the help of a dear friend and practitioner I took my stand with God, good, and almost immediately I found myself in the possession of a sum covering twice the amount necessary for class fee and traveling expenses. The argument of time still tried to assert itself; but by knowing that God does nothing halfway, a substitute to do my work during my absence was found the very last day before it was necessary for me to leave. Thus it was proved to me that God's work is complete, and that nothing can hinder the order and beauty of our unfoldment under His perfect law, if our desires and aims are within the realm of His infinite goodness. The wonderful blessing of class instruction was and is mine, and is a constant source of conscious joy to me.

Not so very long ago I had a demonstration which may be of help to many. For eleven years I carried with me a most aggravating trouble seemingly in my left side. Several practitioners gave me help; but although I constantly gained a better understanding of God and man, the difficulty itself was not destroyed. When returning from a trip to Europe I was privileged to meet some very earnest students of Christian Science. During a discussion of some vital truths in Christian Science I was told: "Why do you look for a mental cause for error? Error has no cause, neither a physical nor a mental one; for mortal mind has in itself as little truth as matter, its substratum." Like scales it fell from my eyes. I had been looking for a mental cause for error. I had constantly found erroneous thinking within myself and had given it reality, instead of knowing that erroneous thinking does not belong to God's idea, man, who is never touched by anything unlike perfection. I was soon healed of the condition which had held me in bondage for so many years.

Why should we not be grateful to our dear revered Leader, Mary Baker Eddy, who had the love and courage to stand against a world of wrong thinking? It is my greatest desire to follow her to the best of my understanding, and to learn each day a little more of God, good, and of man, and in humility to come into my birthright — perfection.

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Testimony of Healing
With gratitude I send this testimony
July 17, 1926

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