Some years ago I came to a state...

Some years ago I came to a state of mind where I did not want to live, because life had become so purposeless to me. An unhappy experience in marriage and the long years of the depression period, during which I had to support myself and my child, had left me in a weakened physical condition that finally led to tuberculosis. I asked an acquaintance of mine to get me "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy. As I read it great joy came to me. Every time the symptoms of tuberculosis appeared, I would glorify God and know that He had never created disease. In about two months all the symptoms disappeared, and they never appeared again.

The allness of God and the unreality of evil and of time unfolded to my thought. I understood as never before the Scriptural verse (II Pet. 3:8), "One day is with the Lord as a thousand years," and Mrs. Eddy's explanation of it (Science and Health, p. 504), "The rays of infinite Truth, when gathered into the focus of ideas, bring light instantaneously, whereas a thousand years of human doctrines, hypotheses, and vague conjectures emit no such effulgence."

Testimony of Healing
As a child I can remember always...
October 2, 1954

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