The truth as revealed in Christian Science has been a...

The truth as revealed in Christian Science has been a source of great help and joy to me. I have had many proofs of the healing power of this Science. For about four years I wore glasses for astigmatism and eyestrain. The healing was brought about and made permanent by the reading of our textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy, though no specific work was done for this condition. I also have been healed of bilious headaches. The frequency of these attacks made life very miserable. I took many material remedies in the endeavor to find freedom from this condition, but in vain. After I turned to Christian Science, all material remedies were dispensed with, and I relied entirely upon divine Mind. The attacks became less severe and less frequent. But after I had been free from them for a long period, they returned with greater violence than ever before. I asked for help from a practitioner, and was permanently healed.

In my study of singing, it seemed that to progress I must enter a musical festival. My thought was filled with fear of the judges, of public opinion, and a decided dislike for competitive work. I asked for help from a practitioner. Work was done, and during a visit with her it was pointed out to me that our Leader says on page 71 of Science and Health: "Evil has no reality. It is neither person, place, nor thing, but is simply a belief, an illusion of material sense." Studying this statement, I was led to see that all I had to do was to relinquish all sense of a material self and to know, instead, that God governs. At the competition, my thought was so uplifted that I was not aware of any person or of being in any place, but was conscious only of God. I received first place, with a very large margin of marks. I am grateful for this demonstration, but most grateful for the spiritual understanding I gained from this experience. I have also had many proofs of the efficacy of Christian Science in examinations and in my place of business, for which I am sincerely grateful.—John Edmund Pearson, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

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Testimony of Healing
I wish to express my sincere gratitude for Christian Science...
November 2, 1935

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