I first heard of Christian Science about ten years ago

I first heard of Christian Science about ten years ago. On meeting my mother at the station I was given a book to carry. I looked at the cover, opened the book and glanced through two or three pages; then, turning to my mother, I said, "What a dry book for a long journey!" She answered, "That is because you do not know what is in it." A few days after this I noticed that she was able to eat things she had not taken for several years; and I said to her, "How long have you been eating those things without pain?" The answer was, "Since I read the book you thought was dry." That book was "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy. I wanted then to read this book, and was told I could borrow it at the library.

As soon as I started to read I realized it was just what I had been wanting, and I soon began to change my thinking about God and man. The result is that after more than five years I am now thinking of good as real, and of sickness, sin, and other evils which we seem to encounter, as unreal.

Since taking up this beautiful religion, I have had some healings through Christian Science treatment, both for myself and for others, among them being healings of constipation, influenza, and measles. I was healed of ulcers on the leg that had eaten their way to the bone; and I am sure that if it had not been for the work of a practitioner I should not have been able to stand at times when the pain was very severe. I was also healed of a bad nervous breakdown. In this case I got so low that I was just a wreck. Both mental and physical trouble seemed to be holding me down; but I am thankful to say that through the loving help of Christian Science I was perfectly healed; and I am rejoicing to know that these ills were proved to be sleeping dreams; that we as God's children are being taken care of all the way. When we realize this, what a lot of fear and worry it saves us!

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Testimony of Healing
It is with gratitude and joy that I testify to the healing...
July 16, 1932

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