Before coming into Christian Science I had a conviction...

Before coming into Christian Science I had a conviction that mankind must be becoming better, and that all things were working for good; but I had no definite knowledge to support this. I used to be sorely puzzled and grieved at what appeared to be the growth of evil in spite of the earnest endeavor of many men and women to elevate and help mankind.

I went through a period of bitter loneliness, suffering, and struggle, in a "far country" where many things seemed contrary to what I thought right and good. During this time I dimly held to the belief that good must be triumphant somewhere and somehow, and my faltering trust was answered. I was faced with the life of an invalid after going through four operations within two years. I was always assured before each operation that it was necessary, and that I would be better afterwards; but this was not so. A friend suggested that I should go to a Christian Science practitioner, and great indeed was my gratitude, joy, and release when she showed me the truth of these comforting words: "And God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was very good," and convinced me it could not be otherwise. This revelation of the reality of good, and subsequent help from her, so lifted my thought that I was changed from a despondent invalid into a healthy, happy woman, stronger and more capable than I had ever been. Now my desire is to show, by living the truth I know about God and man's relationship to Him, that we are heirs of unbounded good, and so help to lighten the load of others.

It is not possible to express in words my gratitude for Christian Science, and my sense of love for the courageous and selfless lives of Christ Jesus and Mary Baker Eddy; but I am indeed grateful.—(Mrs.) Florence B. Ellis, Sutton, Surrey, England.

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Testimony of Healing
I wish to express my sincere gratitude for the blessings...
May 19, 1928

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