This testimony is sent with the prayer that it may give...

This testimony is sent with the prayer that it may give courage and hope to some weary, despondent one suffering from chronic bronchitis and asthma. I was somewhat free from these ailments whilst on active service in Central Africa, but malarial fever and its complications brought on these diseases in a far more acute form. I spent some years in military hospitals, and the very best medical help was given me. The finest specialists, to whom I am grateful, did their best for me; the latest drugs, medicines, injections, and artificial sun-ray treatment were tried one after the other. Each appeared to relieve me, but left me more discouraged and heartsore as each remedy lost its so-called power and efficacy. It was a weary, hopeless struggle until Christian Science found me, apparently without a sound organ in my body, on what I believed to be my deathbed.

A few days previously I had been given a copy of "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures," but had read only a small portion when I was overtaken with a most severe attack, and what were regarded as the best drugs and medicines failed me. I was just conscious enough to understand when my wife proposed calling a Christian Science practitioner. I had no faith in Christian Science, but as nothing else could be done I decided to try this new treatment. The practitioner responded immediately to the call, and sat beside me for about two hours without saying anything, but later I learned what wonderful scientific work he had been doing; for suddenly warmth came to my limbs and breathing became natural. In a short while I was out of bed and about my business.

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August 19, 1933
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