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While employed as a trained medical nurse, I asked a co-worker...
While employed as a trained medical nurse, I asked a co-worker why she was so successful. She replied any success in her work she attributed to her study of Christian Science. "What is that?" I asked. She said, "If you would really like to know, why not attend a Christian Science lecture?" She told me one was to be given the next evening, and gave me an invitation card. Although I did not understand much of what the lecturer said, the seed was sown.
Some time later I was transferred to a country town three hundred miles from my home, and I felt resentful and lonely in this move. To interest young people in the town, it was decided to open a library. Books were donated, and in one consignment there was a copy of Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy, which I decided to read. From that reading my whole outlook changed. Later I met a student of Christian Science who invited me to her home and explained about studying the Lesson Sermon in the Christian Science Quarterly. Thus commenced my study of Christian Science.
Then a testing time came. A doctor found me in a state of collapse, and after examination said I needed immediate surgery for cancer. He gave me a letter to a city surgeon. During the twelve-hour train trip to the city, it came distinctly to my thought to go first to the Reading Room I had been writing to and ask for help there. God was surely leading me. At the Reading Room the attendant gave me guidance on how to contact a Christian Science practitioner. This I did, and an immediate interview was arranged. That was a most enlightening experience, and I left the practitioner's office with such a sense of God's love and protecting care that all fear left me. I returned to my work the next day.
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The Requirement to Go Forward
KATHERINE S. WHITNEY
The Power of Scientific Thought
EDNA MAY EVANS WHITE
Improving the World's Institutions
RICHARD A. NENNEMAN
Never Too Late
HELENA GRONLUND ALLEN
Man's Noble Destiny
EVELYN M. S. DUCKETT
Freeing versus Binding
MERLE W. MILLER
A Search in the Snow
JAMES ROBERT CORBETT
Contemplation and Action
Alan A. Aylwin
A Laboratory Experiment?
William Milford Correll
I have great cause to be grateful for Christian Science, which...
Winifred T. Edwards
When I was about nine years old, our family had many troubles
A year ago, without any warning, I felt and saw an unpleasant...
Katherine Ranee Clark
My first experience in Christian Science took place when I was...
M. Vesta Harrison
The two healings related in this testimony took place within...
June Lindner Maland