It is about twenty-four years since I was introduced to...

It is about twenty-four years since I was introduced to Christian Science, and I shall always be grateful to the friend who brought this wonderful teaching to my attention.

Prior to taking up this study, I had always been fond of religion and took part in church and Sunday school work in the country centers, but I grew more and more aware of my inability correctly to interpret the Bible for the children. On one occasion I sought the help of a clergyman in interpreting a passage in Isaiah, but did not gain satisfaction. This troubled me, and I voiced my dissatisfaction to a friend, who told me of Christian Science, for she was a student of it. Immediately the truth as presented gave me comfort and light, and I accepted the teaching without question. It was some time before I was able to attend the church services in the city, and this privilege lasted only for about one year, during which time I purchased the textbook, Science and Health by Mrs. Eddy, and learned to study the Lesson-Sermons in the Christian Science Quarterly.

One of His Disciples
April 16, 1938

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