When the World War broke out I had just finished my...

When the World War broke out I had just finished my training as a Red Cross nurse in Germany, and I was obliged to give my service to the country. Shortly after the close of the war I met a soldier whom I had nursed. He told me of a wonderful healing which he had received through Christian Science. Learning that a lecture was to be delivered that week on this religion, of which previously I had not heard, I decided to go. From that day I became an earnest student of Christian Science. My interest was so great that I was not even aware of the hours spent in its study.

The subdivision entitled "Disease Unreal" in "No and Yes" by Mrs. Eddy (pp. 4-6) especially interested me, and I began at once to translate it, word by word, with the help of a dictionary. I was filled with joy as the meaning of each sentence became clear, revealing this divine Science to my understanding. Very soon I had an opportunity to prove that disease is unreal, for I became ill with influenza. Unable to move or to call for help, I mentally denied each symptom which presented itself and I affirmed the allness of God, as I had been instructed to do in Mrs. Eddy's works. After about two hours of denial and affirmation, light seemed to fill all space. I fell asleep, and when I awoke it was as if I were newborn, for my uplifted sense saw God reflected everywhere.

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