It is with the deepest sense of...

It is with the deepest sense of gratitude that I want to tell about a wonderful healing I had in Christian Science. As the result of an accident, I was faced with total blindness and had been told by several oculists to whom I had gone for glasses that my case was hopeless. Each day I sat with a pillow on my lap, holding our textbooks, the Bible and "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy. Even though I could not see a single word, I would sit turning the pages as though I were reading. I strove to know my perfection as God's child, as well as to know that sight is spiritual discernment and therefore cannot be lost or destroyed. I remembered and repeated many wonderful passages from the Bible and from Science and Health.

In January, 1932, I went as a guest to the Sanatorium of the Christian Science Benevolent Association at Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. At the same time I asked for and received the help of a loving practitioner, whose kindness I gratefully accepted. At first large objects were visible to me; I could see enough to distinguish anyone walking in the room and could tell whether he was large or small, but I could not tell who it was until he spoke to me. Later even this much vision failed, and I became totally blind.

About four weeks after I arrived at the Sanatorium I was sitting alone in my room with my books when suddenly for a flash I saw one word, the word "Love." It stood out clearly and distinctly, like a bright light in the total darkness. I was so filled with joy and gratitude that I sat there thanking God over and over, for I knew I was healed. I never doubted my healing, although it was several days before I saw another word. Gradually I began to see a few words at a time. When I could read one or two lines in the textbooks with large print my joy was unbounded.

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Testimony of Healing
Christian Science is indeed the...
October 25, 1952

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