I did not come into Christian Science for physical healing,...

I did not come into Christian Science for physical healing, although that was the first sign that something different was taking place in my consciousness. I had always been a sickly woman, and had tried almost every remedy for this weakness which seemed to leave me so helpless.

One day a dear friend asked me to attend a Wednesday evening testimony meeting. I did so, and enjoyed it so much that I took the last three dollars I had and purchased the textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy. Almost immediately I found myself strong and well; and I have not used any medicine or material remedies in eight years. After I had been reading the book for a while and found myself so well physically, I suddenly realized that the teachings of Mrs. Eddy were quite contrary to what I had previously been studying—newthought, spiritualism, and similar cults. I kept on reading Christian Science, because I learned to love the "little book." I loved to attend all the services, and much preferred being there to being elsewhere.

Testimony of Healing
For the past ten years Christian Science has been my only...
April 14, 1928

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