Needed spiritual awakening comes with protracted healing

Sometimes a slow healing brings needed spiritual awakening and development. Each healing is a milestone along life's path whereby we ascend nearer to God in consciousness. I want to testify to the healing of a condition which had persisted for over thirty years.

When Christian Science came to my notice, I had no need of it except as a religion to fill an abysmal void where faith in God had once been. The logical explanation of Soul given in this Science at once appealed to my reason, and I embraced the religion with joy.

At this time I had a small cyst at the back of my head. As it caused no inconvenience, I never thought about it. After being in Science for a number of years, I felt that I should be striving for perfection and that I should demonstrate the nothingness of the cyst. Accordingly, I went to a practitioner and had many treatments, but received no healing. I became discouraged at that point and stopped treatment; but looking back on that experience, I realize that much in my thought needed to be corrected, especially two things: I expected the practitioner to do all the work for me, and I wanted to heal matter.

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Testimony of Healing
Seeds sown in Sunday School bear fruit years later
February 5, 1949

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