I have often desired to express...

I have often desired to express through the periodicals my deep love and appreciation for the teaching of Christian Science.

Somewhat over thirty years ago I shocked my mother by asserting that I did not believe in God. I was willing to concede that there must be a first cause, but I could not believe in a God who caused the good and the young and innocent to suffer for the sins of others: nor could I believe that terrible disasters were sent by a just, kind, and loving Father, God.

Christian Science was presented to me by a student who was patient with my many questions. The first important truth which caught my attention was the definition of God as given on page 465 of "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy. Of the seven synonyms used for God, in this definition. "Mind, Spirit, Soul, Principle, Life, Truth, Love." the word "Principle" stood out.

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Testimony of Healing
It is with a deep sense of gratitude...
January 24, 1942

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