One morning, in the spring of...

One morning, in the spring of 1938, I found myself unable to walk without extreme pain in one ankle. There had been no injury on the day before, so the condition was puzzling. I had been a student of Christian Science for over three years, and consequently I commenced to study more earnestly in order to correct this erroneous condition. However, it did not improve, and within a few days the pain and swelling extended up into both legs. A practitioner was then called upon for help, which was lovingly given for a period of several months.

Although the physical difficulty was never medically diagnosed, it was thought to be arthritis. During the first few weeks I was completely incapacitated, losing over thirty pounds in weight. In all this time I clung steadfastly to Truth, never doubting the healing power of Christian Science. My husband, a more experienced Scientist than I, encouraged me daily. Gratitude for this opportunity for continuous study and the chance it gave me to prove what I understood of Christian Science was constantly before my thought.

Testimony of Healing
"Train up a child in the way he...
April 3, 1948

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