If one were to have a treasure chest full of the most costly jewels, but so securely locked that it could not possibly be pried open, the gems in the chest would be of no practical worth to its owner until he could secure a key which would fit the lock, so that he could open the chest and thus gain access to the wealth within.
Thomas C. Hollingshead, Committee on Publication for the State of Idaho,
- Twin Falls
An item in a recent issue of your paper which compares a horsefly under certain conditions to a Christian Scientist, recalls the statement of Paul in his first epistle to the Corinthians which aptly fits the present incident.
William Hastings Adler, Committee on Publication for Hongkong, China,
Almost any of the statements made by our critic in your correspondence column last night could be used as a basis for showing that he is not correctly informed and is for this reason incompetent to discuss the subject properly.
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.
Nineteen years ago, after my mother's persistent and prayerful searching for many years for a truly satisfying religion had finally been rewarded by her being lovingly guided into Christian Science, and after my father and only brother had successively been convinced by actual healing of their own ills that Christian Science was demonstrable truth and a complete answer to all the problems of existence, and had become students of this wonderful Science, I still avoided it.
As with the prodigal son, tired of the husks of materiality, the first glimpse of what Christian Science is awakened within me the desire to return to my Father's house; and it has since shown me the way.