When I was twelve years old, my...

When I was twelve years old, my parents became interested in Christian Science; and from that time until my twentieth birthday I had the great privilege of attending a Christian Science Sunday School. During my twenties, however, I did little more than to read daily the Bible Lessons from the Christian Science Quarterly and attend services in a branch Church of Christ, Scientist. Later I married, and with the Second World War came many problems. I then turned more earnestly to the study of Christian Science.

During the months preceding the birth of our first child, I received a wonderful sense of the fatherhood and motherhood of God, Spirit, and of man as His spiritual offspring. We had asked prayerful help of a Christian Science practitioner and had engaged a Christian Science nurse.

Since my husband had been posted abroad, I returned to my parents' house to await the baby's arrival. When the baby appeared to be coming early, the nurse was hastily summoned from across England. We knew that man as a spiritual idea is in Mind and therefore can never be displaced, and the nurse was enabled to reach us despite heavy bombing, which the previous night had completely dislocated rail traffic.

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Testimony of Healing
From early childhood I had the...
August 1, 1959

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