When I heard of Christian Science I was a patient in a...

When I heard of Christian Science I was a patient in a tuberculosis sanitarium. I was a medical nurse, and I laughed and made fun of what I thought Christian Science to be. I did not understand that I could be healed, but I remembered that the nurse who talked with me said it was a religion that made people happy. I had never found a religion that satisfied me; nor was I ever a very happy person. Before my lung healed tuberculosis developed in the intestines; and then it was that I investigated this happy religion, thinking it would be several years—if at all—before I would be healed. Each day for two weeks I talked with a practitioner; at the end of that time I was willing to give up medicine and give Christian Science a trial. In less than a week I was healed of pulmonary and intestinal tuberculosis and epilepsy.

Before taking Science treatment I was unable to recognize a friend across the street without glasses, upon which I had depended for eighteen years. A few months before I came into Science one of the leading oculists of Atlanta cautioned me to take good care of my eyes, not to use them when off duty, and to use the microscope (I was doing laboratory work at that time) as little as possible, if I expected to keep the sight of my left eye. This condition was entirely overcome in one week, and I have had no need of glasses since.

I have had a tooth filled through Science, and have been healed of influenza, colds, sciatica, and an abscess. I have relied upon divine Love since my first treatment, and it has met my every need. I am more grateful each day for the understanding I have of Christian Science, and for the opportunity of helping in the healing work by doing Christian Science nursing.

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Testimony of Healing
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