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.

Since then I have proved many times the correctness and unchangeableness of divine law. I am very grateful to our Leader, who gave us this practical religion, which never fails if we apply it without doubting. I also want to express my gratitude for a year's training at the Sanatorium of The Christian Science Benevolent Association at Boston. The erecting of the magnificent new Publishing House has been an inspiration and help to me in these days of so-called depression.

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Testimony of Healing
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October 26, 1935

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