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The testimonies in The Christian Science Journal and the Sentinel have meant so much to me that I wish to add mine, with the hope that it may be of help to others.

Many years ago I was stricken with a severe nervous disorder, which confined me to a darkened room because I was particularly sensitive to light and sound. For several weeks I remained in bed, with the dark shades and heavy draperies tightly drawn. Finally, not receiving help from materia medica, I turned to Christian Science. A practitioner was called, and as she quietly sat beside me I felt a strange glow of light and peace enter my consciousness. This seemed wonderful to me, for she had not spoken a word about Christian Science. When the treatment was over she said. "You have my telephone number; call me if you wish," and with a cheery "good-by" she left the room. I lay there in great peace for a few moments. Then the thought came, "I cannot endure not seeing the light," so I arose, walked to the windows, and threw back the shades. The sunlight streamed into my face. I crossed the room to enter the bed again, but upon reaching it I exclaimed, "Why, I don't want to lie down, I've got to dress." As I did this I felt as well as though the experience had never occurred, and after lunch went on a shopping trip through the crowded, noisy streets of Boston.

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