[Original in Swedish]

It was through a relative that came into contact with Christian Science

It was through a relative that came into contact with Christian Science. I began to understand something of the sustaining power of this wonderful teaching and received much help during a trying time. One day when it became clear to me that God is Life itself, the only Life I have, I was instantly healed of severe headaches and unspeakable weariness.

After studying Christian Science for several years and attending church services, I had decided to apply for membership in a branch church, and during a vacation I went to a guesthouse. I took with me the Bible and the Christian Science textbook, and in my spare hours continued to read the textbook through from cover to cover. At the time, the book had not been translated into Swedish, and the knowledge of English I had obtained in school, and which I had had no opportunity to practice, did not make this study very easy. Through the use of a dictionary I succeeded in reading the book through. It was during the Second World War, and no literature could get through to us from Boston. Besides the textbook I had taken with me a couple of old copies of The Christian Science Journal.

One day I had very severe hemorrhages. This at first made me fearful, but then the thought came to me, "Now I have to prove whether I have really learned anything." After dinner I went to my room, took out both copies of the Journal, and, through the help of the dictionary, spelled my way through some of the articles. I became so inspired by them that I completely forgot my problem, and soon I went to sleep. The next morning I was much better, and the complete healing came in the course of the day. It has been permanent.

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December 17, 1966

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