My song of gratitude for Christian Science...

My song of gratitude for Christian Science and the blessings I have received through its study and application is long overdue.

Through many unhappy experiences I learned that real healing cannot be expected without regeneration. Erroneous beliefs of self must yield to the law of God. My struggle seemed long and hard, but I am grateful that I can now say, as did the Master (Luke 22:42), "Not my will, but thine, be done." Wonderful healings and liberation have been mine since I reached this state of thinking.

Several years ago, when I seemed to have more trials than I could endure, the words of Hymn No. 82 in the Christian Science Hymnal came as an angel direct from God. "'God is working His purpose out' for me," I thought; and that realization and the hope it brought became a tower of strength. Then one night, when the specter of death seemed to stand beside my bed for several hours and I rather welcomed it, over and over came the angel thought, "Love looseth thee," from Mrs. Eddy's statement (Poems, p. 79):

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November 15, 1947

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