As a child, I knew nothing of Christian Science; but during frequent...

As a child, I knew nothing of Christian Science; but during frequent visits of my family to the home of my maternal grandmother, I observed that she spent much time reading her Bible and a little black book. After graduation from college, I learned that the little book was a copy of Science and Health by Mrs. Eddy. My parents never became interested in Christian Science although they had learned of it through Grandmother's study.

Years later, upon the kind invitation of neighbors, my wife and I began to attend the services of a Church of Christ, Scientist. Also, we enrolled our two young children in its Sunday School. However, our interest was passive, and we resorted to medical help whenever there was sickness. Then our son became seriously ill with asthma.

At this point my wife and I discussed the situation and decided that since we were inclined to rely upon medical advice and help in time of sickness it would be right to attend a church of a denomination which did not practice spiritual healing. Our young son was present during this conversation. He spoke up promptly and said he would rather keep on going to the Christian Science Sunday School.

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Testimony of Healing
With gratitude to God for Christ Jesus and for Mrs. Eddy,...
June 17, 1967

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