Thy all-pervading presence here—Father of light, I cannot fear.
In common with other Christian Scientists I greatly appreciate the excellent report in your recent issue of a lecture on Christian Science delivered by W.
There appeared in the Gleaner of recent date some extracts from a diocesan letter by the Bishop of Bradford on the subject of spiritual healing.
Your recent issue contained an incorrect statement concerning Christian Science, reported as having been made by a certain Lutheran minister.
In a syndicated article appearing in your recent issue the writer gives to your readers a very mistaken concept of the Christian Science teaching as to mind and matter.
In a recent issue of your paper you refer to a lecture on "Christian Science and Christianity.
Guardian in Israel,Toiling each day,Teaching, explaining,Pointing the way,
For Great Britain and Ireland.
In the notice relative to "A Sanatorium in the West," published in the Christian Science Sentinel of February 19, 1927, it was not intended to imply, as some have evidently felt, that contributions to this institution are not welcome from the entire field, but rather to register the substantial indications of the hearty interest that the Christian Scientists on the Pacific Coast evidenced in the proposed undertaking, and to give a word of caution against diverting necessary contributions from The Christian Science Benevolent Association at Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, and from The Christian Science Pleasant View Home at Concord, New Hampshire, which is now under construction.
In writing of the proof adduced by Christian Scientists of the power of Spirit to overcome sin, sickness, and death, on <a class="tome-reference"
How often men turn to God only as a last resort! The belief of the world in the power of matter is so great, and the children of men have been so assiduously schooled to have faith in this power, that frequently it is only after they have completely exhausted their trust in it that they will think of turning to Spirit, God, for surcease from their woes.
"Self-forgetfulness, purity, and affection are constant prayers.
In the issues of the Christian Science Sentinel for November 17, 1917, February 9, 1918, November 16, 1918, and January 26, 1924, there appeared announcements from this Board acknowledging the generous gift to The Mother Church of letters written by our beloved Leader, Mary Baker Eddy, and her secretaries.
About five years ago, I found myself in a strange city under a sense of such general physical exhaustion and mental depression that I became greatly alarmed as to my ability to continue in the work I had undertaken.
Christian Science has done and is doing so much for me and for my family that I feel I must send my grateful thanks.
At one time I suffered from a flow of blood for about three weeks.
The following is only one of many demonstrations we have had in our home, and I am giving this testimony in the hope that it may help others to prove that God is "a very present help in trouble.
About the time I became interested in Christian Science my husband passed on, leaving me with three children to support.
By reading "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy and putting into practice what we have learned there, we have been able to prove that Christian Science is indeed the truth that makes free.
Christian Science came to me just at the time I was beginning to feel that because my two children had grown up I could expect to grow old and inactive as gracefully as possible! For the banishing of that awful belief, for the joy of knowing what right activity is, and for the many proofs I have had of the power of Truth, as taught in Christian Science, I have not the words to express my gratitude.
I fashioned once a little house,And hedged it round with flowers;Then sat me down in great contentTo spend the happy hours.
Orders for the Works of Mary Baker Eddy