Christian Science was first presented to me when, at the...

Christian Science was first presented to me when, at the age of twelve, I began to attend the Sunday school. Since then I have depended upon this truth for the solving of all my problems. One particularly outstanding healing was that of scarlet fever, which was eradicated within a period of two days, after all the symptoms had been manifested.

In "Miscellaneous Writings" (p. 267) our beloved Leader, Mary Baker Eddy, gives us this inspiring message: "Action, in obedience to God, spiritualizes man's motives and methods, and crowns them with success." A while ago I arrived at a place in my experience where I felt heavily burdened with a sense of excessive work. This uneasiness distressed me until I seriously sought its solution. Having done this, I was very quickly awakened to the recognition that this was an opportunity for me to prove that man's one and only purpose is actively to express the Christ-qualities or the Godlike qualities, regardless of the action to which the material senses might testify. This inspiration bore fruitage to such an extent that the earth-bound notion of tilling the soil was eliminated and replaced with a joyous discernment of enlarged service and helpfulness, bringing with it greater strength and endurance. At this time I was instantaneously healed of a discomfort that is generally believed to be an injury from overexertion.

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