Brought up in the Protestant faith and attending Bible...

Brought up in the Protestant faith and attending Bible school, I was quite familiar with the Bible, but I could never understand how God, loving His children, could send them sorrow and sickness. There were many other questions that came to my mind when I was reading the Bible, but neither my teachers nor the minister of the church could answer them. I therefore looked in other directions for answers, interesting myself for a short time in spiritualism, theosophy, and new-thought, and read books on philosophy, but they did not give me any peace.

About eleven years ago a friend invited me to attend a Christian Science service, which I did; and right there my search ended, as I learned that God is not the author of discord, but is "our Father-Mother God, all-harmonious," as Mrs. Eddy tells us on page 16 of her wonderful book "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures." I can truly say that Christian Science is the greatest blessing that has come into my life. It has solved all my problems, when rightly applied. With the help of practitioners my family and I have had many physical healings. I have been delivered harmoniously in childbirth, when the doctor predicted a fatal outcome.

I thank God for having led me to this beautiful religion; for Christ Jesus, the master Christian; and for our dear Leader, Mary Baker Eddy, who has revealed to us a practical religion. For membership in The Mother Church and in a branch church I am humbly grateful.—(Mrs.) Karen Olsen, Laurelton, Long Island, New York.

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March 19, 1938

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