A valley fair before me lies,Far overhead are azure skies,The morning light is flooding;The air the joyous bird-song fills,At which my heart with rapture thrills;The waysides all are budding.
I trust you will allow me space to correct some of the remarks made by a clergyman on the subject of Christian Science reported in your recent issue.
My attention has recently been called to a sermon published in your paper, entitled, "Going to Hell in Droves," wherein the teachings of Christian Science are attacked and your readers given the wrong impression as to what Mrs.
Through the courtesy of your vicar I have been given an opportunity of replying to the three articles on Christian Science appearing in recent issues of the Monthly Review.
Through the study of Christian Science many thousands throughout the world have been healed of all kinds of disease, including organic, hereditary, and so-called incurable disease; and operations which were deemed inevitable have been proved to be unnecessary—all this exclusively by the understanding of God as Life, Truth, and Love, which inspires the prayer of confidence that indeed sanctifies His name.
As reported in your recent issue "a scathing denunciation of quacks, charlatans, faith healing" et cetera, was made recently before a gathering of representative citizens in Aurora, by a medical doctor who said: "Christian Science has gone the route to Jewish science until to-day, the most modern version is practiced by one,.
In the serial story, "The Planter of the Tree," on the Telegram's feature page, which appears in a recent issue, the heroine, Sally, is represented as remembering having once gone to "a Christian Science meeting," where "the speaker had impressed upon the audience the wonderful effect of will-power.
Let me not murmur if the nightSeems long.
"For many years I have prayed daily that there be no more war, no more barbarous slaughtering of our fellow-beings; prayed that all the peoples on earth and the islands of the sea have one God, one Mind; love God supremely, and love their neighbor as themselves.
The attention of Christian Scientists is called to their duty as citizens to register and to vote, prayerfully seeking divine guidance.
It is over twenty years since Mrs.
Men are always looking for a way to reach all goals, a way to attain all aims, a way to solve all problems.
"Rudimental Divine Science" and "No and Yes," by Mary Baker Eddy, are now published in the Danish, Dutch, French, German, Norwegian, and Swedish languages.
Applications for admission to membership in The Mother Church may be sent to the Clerk at any time throughout the year.
Testimonies of healings brought about at authorized lectures on Christian Science will be published in The Christian Science Journal or the Christian Science Sentinel, when verified as are other testimonies appearing in the periodicals.
In the textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures".
I feel impelled to wait no longer before giving a testimony relating the many blessings I have received during the time I have been an adherent of Christian Science.
So many blessings have come to me through the knowledge of Christian Science and through its application, as well as to my family and others of my acquaintance that I wish to give my testimony, in the hope that it may be helpful to others, as various testimonies have been to me.
It is with unspeakable joy that I testify to the healing power of Christian Science; so many wonderful and beautiful proofs of divine Love's allness and all-power have been manifested in my home and life.
Liberation from the illusion of sickness and sin came to me through the efficacy of Christian Science; also the acquisition of a higher spiritual understanding of Deity,—of Life, Truth, Love,—since I first took up this study in the year 1924.
I am very grateful for all that Christian Science has done for me.
I wish to express my gratitude to God for Christian Science.
Great gratitude to God, to our dear Leader, and to a local practitioner, and the desire to encourage the despondent who are seeking the truth, prompt me to give this testimony.
On going to Boston, I was very antagonistic to what I thought Christian Science meant; and as my people there were all Scientists, I gave vent to my feelings very often and criticized Christian Science very much.
[President Calvin Coolidge as quoted in Plaindealer, Cleveland, Ohio]