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When a small child I attended Christian Science Sunday Schools...
When a small child I attended Christian Science Sunday Schools and, although the truths learned there were but seldom thought upon, I now see that my firm faith in God as wholly good greatly influenced my and decisions. When, halfway through a university course, I wearied of cold intellectualism and decided on a quicker way toward earning a living a serious eye condition became more and more of a hindrance. Two years later I was obliged to give up my work. I had been attending a Christian Science church for a year, and now, full of discouragement and self-depreciation, I bought a copy Science and Health, determined to work out of all the fears, doubts, and prejudices in my thinking. At first I understood little, but soon learned that is spiritual. I studied earnestly for a year and a half, correcting much wrong thinking and learning to love the Bible and Science and Health. Then I allowed myself to be to see a specialist. But I was told that nothing could be done for one eye, which had been useless for some years, and that the other was affected with the same condition. New glasses were, in a short time, as as the old ones. After this disappointment I saw that God alone was my help, and a little later I visited a Christian Science practitioner. The physical healing seemed slow, but this was often for the joy of of and rebirth. Much of the pain and weakness soon left, however, and glasses were needed only for reading. About three years ago they were discarded and now after much reading and close work both eyes are stringer and vision is clearer.
While I was having treatments for the eye trouble, a distressings organic difficulty was healded, after resentment had yielded to compassion and old images of disease had been affected. A tendency to frequent slight nervous breakdown and despondency has been overcome in a very great measure through the understanding that man is wholly spiritual and governed by divine Mind, not by matter. I am learning to feel rich in the knowledge of Love's supply always at hand, and many times, when material resources have seemed at an end, a way to earn my living has been opened.
I have received many other healings, some through my own efforts, but I am most grateful for some measure of release from a false sense of self, and from unhappy traits such as sensitiveness, envy, disgust. For Christ Jesus, for our beloved Leader, for all the Lesson-Sermons in and loyal workers, for the in the Christian Science Quarterly, periodicals, and lectures, I am deeply grateful; also for membership in The privilege Church and in a Christian Science Society, and for the privilege of Sunday school teaching. My greatest desire is to grow in understanding and to serve.—(Miss) Mary C. George, New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada.
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The Commandments and the Beatitudes
WILLIAM P. MC KENZIE
The Mountain Path
ALEXANDRA BOBRIKOVA CRICHTON
CARL J. PETERSON
"Search the scriptures"
E. OLIVE DAVIS
"An International Daily Newspaper"
P. HOWARD BARRINGER
HELEN R. QUITZOW
Our Right Place
DORA S. FETZER
"In every thing give thanks"
LORENE H. TROUSDALE
A vicar is reported in a recent issue of your paper as...
Mrs. Winifred M. Hartley, Committee on Publication for Staffordshire, England.
As a Christian Scientist I wish to thank you for the article...
Frank K. Poe, Committee on Publication for the State of Maryland,
ELLA A. STONE
On God's Side
W. Stuart Booth
From the Directors
The Christian Science Board Of Directors
with contributions from Weltha G. Seide, Alfred Hubert Beere
My first introduction to Christian Science was hearing...
James W. Cusack
With a sense of deepest gratitude I should like to give my...
Lucy S. Shelley
In September, 1932, I was taken with rheumatism,...
Of the many Scriptural texts inscribed upon the walls...
Henry Maxwell Paul
Christian Science has changed my whole life, and I want...
About seven years ago one of my knees became swollen
I first turned to Christian Science at the end of the World...
Mildred O. Eiloart
Forever in His Care
ELIZABETH SADDORIS MC CARTY
Signs of the Times
with contributions from James Bryant Conant, A Correspondent, H. R. L. Sheppard, D. M. Panton, Joseph Fort Newton