In 1907 I had become so troubled with the difficulties...

In 1907 I had become so troubled with the difficulties of human life that my physical appearance caused a friend to tell me that the sight of me frightened her, and she kindly advised me to try Christian Science for help. With a hard laugh I asked her how to begin, and with great earnestness she told me to get "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy and read it.

Being an agnostic and having no faith in anything divine, I relied only on my human reason, and this told me that, if there was a God, then all things were possible with Him. This was the only gleam of light shining in my darkened consciousness. And there must be a creator, else the universe would not exist, I reasoned. So I decided to get and read this book that my friend had told me would help me to know about God, who could straighten out my tangled affairs.

Testimony of Healing
For many years I had desired a friend to whom I could...
July 16, 1932

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