In the year 1925, while an active...

In the year 1925, while an active member of an orthodox church, I took the chair at a course of lectures on modern religions. The subject dealt with at one meeting was Christian Science. The lecturer found little good in it, and Mary Baker Eddy was strongly criticized for her methods of practice. After the lecture the meeting was thrown open to the audience for comment or discussion on the subject.

Several people spoke. Then a man stood up and said he had been discharged from a hospital with what was said to be an incurable case of diabetes. He had been led to enter a Christian Science Reading Room. He said that the librarian had been very kind, had given him an encouraging talk, and had sent him home with a book to read. Through reading the book, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by our Leader, Mrs. Eddy, he had been healed in three months and was then strong enough to be working with a pick and shovel as a navvy.

Testimony of Healing
"Open thou mine eyes, that I...
July 8, 1961

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