Mrs. Eddy asks on page 266 of...

Mrs. Eddy asks on page 266 of Science and Health, "Would existence without personal friends be to you a blank?" There was a time in my life when I would have answered this question with a resounding, "Yes!"

But Mrs. Eddy goes on to explain, "Then the time will come when you will be solitary, left without sympathy; but this seeming vacuum is already filled with divine Love." I should like to say that I have found this statement to be true.

After graduating from college, I moved to a large city and lived in a hotel for women. At first I had very few friends and seldom went out with anyone. I was extremely lonesome, and the inactivity was almost unbearable, because I had just come from a gay and full experience on a college campus. In college I had begun to study Christian Science, however, and I knew that it could help me.

Testimony of Healing
Christian Science came to our...
August 2, 1958

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