I went to tell of some of the lovely things which Christian Science...

I went to tell of some of the lovely things which Christian Science has done for me; and I am sending this testimony with a sense of deep gratitude. It was from a sister I first heard of this wonderful truth, and I feel that I shall never be grateful enough to her; for I needed help, bodily and spiritually. I had suffered for many years from an internal trouble, and although I consulted physicians I derived no benefit from their treatments. My sister gave me the Christian Science textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy, and I began to read it, rather half-heartedly at first, as I could not believe that the mere reading of the book would help me. However, as soon as I began to understand its wonderful truths, and tried my best to live in accordance with them, I was healed.

Another proof of God's love and ever-presence was the recovery of my dog, which had been missing for more than a week. I was away during the coal strike two years ago, and got a letter from home saying that he had been frightened by the back-firing of a paraffin engine which works a saw mill a few hundred yards away, and that he had suddenly bolted, and no trace of him could be found. Trains were running very irregularly, owing to the coal strike, but I was able to get home without much difficulty, and at once put an advertisement in the local paper. Soon a response came to say that a keeper who lives on a moor about six miles away had seen my dog wandering about, but that he could not get near him. I reached the moor, and the keeper's opinion was that it was doubtful if a dog had ever been found alive on a vast stretch of moorland such as this after eleven days and nights of exposure. But I knew that nothing can in reality be lost, and after walking for about three hours I felt something at my feet; and there was my dog, very weak and just able to crawl and lick my hands. Surely as Mrs. Eddy says on page 494 of Science and Health, "Divine Love always has met and always will meet every human need;" and as she says on page 550, "God is the Life, or intelligence, which forms and preserves the individuality and identity of animals as well as of men." — (Miss) Emily Garnett-Orme, Bell Busk, Yorkshire, England.

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November 10, 1928

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