How clear your vision; how serene your trust,Brave gospel messengers! Though basely served,Afflicted sore; in loathsome dungeon thrust;By cruel stocks confined—all undeserved—Yet, at black midnight's hour, united voiceUplifting gratefully, ye waited notThe moment of deliverance to rejoice.
A contributor writing for your recent issue, under the heading, "Heard at the Club," reports what he calls a successful case of suggestion, or manipulation of the human mind, practiced facetiously by a medical doctor on a relative at luncheon, with the result that the subject of the doctor's experiment left the table under the impression that a palatable dish of oysters was unfit for food.
The answer in the United Churchman to a letter regarding certain misleading statements about Christian Science in an essay advertised in your periodical, has been read with much interest.
Your comments in a recent issue of your paper upon an article in the November Forum include some words of praise for Christian Science, for which I wish to thank you.
In an article on "Mind Healing" appearing in your paper, which consists of an imaginary conversation between a psychologist, a doctor, and a business-man, reference is made to Christian Science, which, though undoubtedly written in a spirit of fairness, calls for some little correction.
During the past official year there have been in the public press of Alberta frequent references to Christian Science of a kindly nature.
I Took my earthly goods, and willfullyFar from my Father's house I straightway wentInto the land of sense; and there I spentMy energies, and no man gave to me.
On page 19 of the Message to The Mother Church for 1901, Mrs.
In his epistle to the Ephesians Paul writes, "Be ye therefore followers of God, as dear children; and walk in love, as Christ also hath loved us.
What Christian has not responded with all his heart to the exquisite statement of David, "Thy gentleness hath made me great"?
Applications for admission to membership in The Mother Church may be sent to the Clerk at any time throughout the year.
Christchurch, New Zealand.
To insure that complete lecture notices be printed in the Sentinel, detailed information should reach the Editorial Department regarding lectures in the United States and Canada, at least four weeks before the date of the lecture; in Great Britain and Ireland, at least five weeks before; in other European countries, at least eight weeks before.
I should like to say how very grateful I am for Christian Science.
For a better understanding of God, good health, cheerfulness, and numerous other blessings brought to me by Christian Science, I wish to give deep thanks, with the hope that others reading of its influence in my life may learn of the truth also.
I wish to express my gratitude for the great amount of good that has come to me through the study and application of Christian Science.
In the fall of 1921 one of our sons, a lad at school, developed goiter.
My heart is filled with gratitude and love to God for the many blessings that have come into my life through the study of Christian Science.
I am grateful for this opportunity to tell of some of the great benefits I have received through Christian Science.
In July, 1915, when Christian Science was brought to my attention, it found me a broken, discouraged, desolate man.
The desire to express my gratitude in every available manner for the benefits received through the teachings of Christian Science leads me to write this testimony.
Thirty-five years ago I became very ill.
When a young child I was healed through Christian Science of a chronic stomach trouble.
Oh, Father-Mother God!Oh, name so dear, so blest!On Thee alone I lean;In Thee alone I rest.
[From Life and Work, The Church of Scotland Magazine, Edinburgh, Scotland]