When I was two years old, I had...

When I was two years old, I had pneumonia, which, according to the physician, left me with a weak chest. All through childhood I had chest colds and coughs in the winter. After my marriage, I had a severe attack of bronchitis, and the doctor said I was not using one lung and had not been using it for some time.

The lung condition persisted for many years. In 1945 my sister brought me a copy of Science and Health by Mrs. Eddy, and I began to read it. There certainly were many truths that I did not understand at the time, but others, such as God's ever-present love and the fact that He never sends evil or sickness, were just what I needed. The chapter on Prayer was very helpful.

Testimony of Healing
Through the study of Christian Science...
January 9, 1960

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