I became interested in Christian Science through a remarkable...

I became interested in Christian Science through a remarkable healing received by my husband's father, who had been severely injured by the explosion of a dynamite cap just before his sixtieth birthday. He was taken to a hospital in an unconscious condition. Doctors said he could not possibly survive because of extensive damage to the brain. Christian Science treatment was begun, and he was taken home where treatment went on and brought steady improvement. He was healed and was with us for many years after that experience.

About that time, supported by Christian Science treatment, I gave birth to our eldest son. It was a harmonious birth, free from all fear.

As a young girl I had been subject to severe headaches lasting several days and had exhausted all medical means of healing. I thought that there were three factors which brought on these headaches, and I carefully avoided them if possible. However, soon after our son's birth I had one of these attacks, which left me exhausted. My husband's brother, antagonistic to Christian Science, came to call and see the first grandchild in the family. When he asked me how I felt, I unwisely poured out my talc of suffering. He looked at me and asked, "What is the matter with your Christian Science?"

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The Bible Speaks to You
RADIO PROGRAM NO. 289 - Helping Youth Overcome Fear of the Unknown
October 21, 1967

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