It is with a heart full of gratitude...

It is with a heart full of gratitude to God and to Mary Baker Eddy that I write this testimony. That "man's extremity is God's opportunity" certainly was true in my case. I was like the woman in the Bible (Mark 5:26) who "had suffered many things of many physicians,... and was nothing bettered, but rather grew worse."

Christian Science was presented to me by a medical nurse as a last resort, and although I knew absolutely nothing about it I decided to try it, for the doctors could do nothing more for me. I was suffering from bronchiectasis in the hemorrhage, or third, stage, which according to medical science is incurable. I had also suffered since early childhood from adhesions, pleurisy, insomnia, a nervous disorder, and indigestion. I was taking sulfa drugs, hypodermic injections, and all kinds of drugs for relief of intense pain.

After I started reading the textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mrs. Eddy, I found out that Christian Science is a religion; and although I had turned completely away from God and all religions and believed my years of invalidism were sent from God, I began to have a desire to live a different life or have a change of heart before I passed on. With the help of a practitioner, I began to improve. Many of my troubles cleared up right away, but the chest condition lasted for several years, as I had many lessons to learn. I was physically ill, but my worst trouble was that I was spiritually and mentally sick, in the depths of despair. My consciousness had to be awakened from fear, hate, revenge, envy, dishonesty, and many other unlovely traits of character to the desire for good.

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