Christian Science healed me of...

Christian Science healed me of colitis and of chronic nervous trouble of many years' standing. These conditions eventually confined me to bed for several years. In all, I was sent to sixteen hospitals, but did not improve. I took morphine and other drugs day and night and never knew what it was to have natural sleep.

I had always loved the Bible and its promises. The fourteenth chapter of John was my favorite passage. After reading this chapter I would pray, asking God to send the Comforter to me. The more I prayed the more convinced I became that my prayer would be answered, though I had no idea in what form. One day a kind visitor put "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy into my hands. I immediately opened the book, and my eyes rested on these words (p. 55): "In the words of St. John: 'He shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you forever.' This Comforter I understand to be Divine Science."

I shall never forget that moment. It was as if a door had suddenly been opened, letting the light into a dark room. My healing commenced at that moment. It was slow, but I am grateful that I was forced to study and put into practice what I learned. Loving practitioners at different times helped me. The specialists had placed me on a strict diet. Now I eat whatever I like and have a hearty appetite.

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Testimony of Healing
A few years ago, upon returning...
June 4, 1955

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