It has often been said that the whole world seems to be...

It has often been said that the whole world seems to be seeking something, but that Christian Scientists alone look as if they had found it. I felt something akin to this in regard to my friends who had found in this restatement of primitive Christianity a practical religion for everyday needs; and yet, when it was presented to me, I failed to appreciate the "pearl of great price." Instead, I insisted that the philosophy I had evolved from the various ologies and isms into which I had delved, was sufficient to guide my course down the stream of life.

I was destined, however, to remember what had been told me, and to prove that "man's extremity is God's opportunity;" for Christian Science saved me later from an operating table, in face of the verdict of the most eminent specialists of New York city. It was their unanimous decision, after a thorough consultation, that on account of serious conditions existing, a Cæsarean operation was absolutely necessary. At this point I turned to Christian Science for help, and an harmonious, normal birth was the result. In gratitude I began to study Christian Science, and it was not long before I realized that it answered the questions and removed the difficulties which had been troubling me, and to which philosophy had offered no solution. Here at last was what I had been seeking—a religion that satisfied my reason and to my faith added understanding. We have had many healings in our home—some of serious conditions, others of minor ailments, but all through the understanding of God, the eternal Principle which Mrs. Eddy, through her tireless and unselfed labor, rediscovered and elucidated for the world.

For these blessings and for the spiritual uplifting received, when at times I have caught glimpses of the real and the eternal, I am deeply grateful; but I consider the healing of sorrow the most wonderful of all. Through Christian Science I am learning that "earth has no sorrow that Love cannot cure," and that

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