Now that your tears are spentAnd only this dark weight of grief remainsUncomforted by tender word or offered hand,And solace seems an alien tongue,Turn thought to God.
In Genesis we are told that God blessed His children and told them to "be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth.
For what we now are to receive, dear Lord—The soaring Psalms, the melody of praise,The message that has fed us seven days,Transcribed from page to heart, pure word by word,The blessed silence and the faith restoredBy draughts of prayer that satisfy always—For all of these and so much more that staysOur hunger, Lord, our thanks for this Thy board.
Little Sally had gone to the Christian Science Sunday School ever since she could remember.
How the light of courage and spiritual uplift can flood our thinking when hope—gentle, radiant hope—is bidden to enter our mental homes and throw open the shutters! This hope is never forlorn, for it is first of all Christian, and thus ever consonant with the expectation of good.
Equality among men and nations, individuals and races, has been sought by mankind throughout the ages in many and varied ways, both violent and peaceful, more recently through legislation, arbitration, and distribution of wealth.
[Reprinted from Christian Science Sentinel, July 2, 1938]
When strength ran low andNights were starlessAnd the sunlight dim;When even bird songs seemed to comeIn far-off minor notes,In prayer I humbly turned to Thee.
There was a session of the Kansas Legislature starting in January, 1945.
[From the Parent of a Serviceman to a Christian Science Wartime Worker]
Although I have been a student of Christian Science for a number of years, I have not heretofore availed myself of the privilege of expressing publicly my gratitude for the many blessings and healings that have come to me through the study and application of Christian Science.
So much good has come into my life since I began the study of Christian Science that I desire to express my gratitude for this wonderful religion, which is available In all who, seeking to know God, are prepared to cast aside their old beliefs.
How happy I am to confirm the testimony of my husband, and to express my gratitude for all the blessings that have come into my life since taking up the study of Christian Science! I am grateful for the realization of our true relationship to our loving Father-Mother God, for membership in The Mother Church and in a Christian Science Society, for the joy of class instruction, and for the literature.
My first healing, many years ago, was of an inflamed condition of the eyes.
I first became interested in Christian Science when visiting my cousin in Canada.
I have long wanted to send in a testimony to appear in our Sentinel.
Gratitude to God and to Christian Science for twenty years of continuous health and happiness impels me to write this testimony.
Unemployment, fear, and anxiety, abetted by the frequent use of alcohol, brought about a physical disability at a time when my existence seemed beset by one difficulty after another, with little prospect of security.
Since childhood I have seen and experienced many healings through Christian Science treatment, including those of infantile paralysis, influenza, mumps, a nervous breakdown, and blood poisoning.
I witnessed the entire incident experienced by my wife, and know from what I have read and from conversation with others qualified to know from described symptoms, that she was healed of spotted fever.
When all material aid is gone,With only God to lean upon,Expectantly to carry onWill bring release.
The Dayton Herald Dayton, Ohio
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