Concerning Christian Science Wartime and Postwar Activities

[From a Christian Scientist in France]

How very good you are to us! Every single object is a cause for rejoicing, for all those good things are almost unknown here now and are more than welcome. It is with a heart filled with gratitude that I thank you again for your loving-kindness expressed in these gifts. I should like to tell you too of many other things received from members of The Mother Church. First, clothing. After spending over four years in internment camps I came back finding very little left to wear. Thanks to the war relief work I received all I needed. Among the things were garments from Boston, Canada, Australia, and so on, and every time I see these different names on the little tags, thoughts of gratitude fly out to my unknown friends. May God bless them!

While in the internment camp at Vittel I served as Second Reader. We kept up our Christian Science services all the time, with usually twenty-two in attendance. We had Quarterlies almost all the time. These services gave us a sense of uninterrupted unity with The Mother Church. Twice it was from my copy of the Quarterly, the only one received in camp from the Christian Science War Relief Committee in Boston, which I secretly sent to Paris, that the Paris Committee on Publication was able to reprint the copies used in France.

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Testimony of Healing
With the thought that it may...
March 8, 1947

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