For nearly half a century the Christ, Truth, understood through...

For nearly half a century the Christ, Truth, understood through the teachings of Christian Science, has maintained, sustained, protected, and healed the members of my family and me in all manner of inharmonious situations and conditions. Two testimonies of healing have appeared in the Christian Science Sentinel during that period.

In Rudimental Divine Science Mrs. Eddy writes (p. 9), "The spiritual power of a scientific, right thought, without a direct effort, an audible or even a mental argument, has oftentimes healed inveterate diseases."

One Sunday morning several years ago, when I was serving as Sunday School superintendent in a large branch Church of Christ, Scientist, in Michigan, my husband went fishing with his brothers and another member of the family on one the large lakes in that state. I was busy preparing for the Sunday School session and did not give much thought to their project. The opening hymn I had chosen that Sunday was one of Mrs. Eddy's. When I began to read the words of this hymn, entitled "Love," an indescribable feeling of God's great love so filled my thought that for a few moments I was completely unaware of being physically present on the platform. The opening lines read (Poems, p. 6):

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April 11, 1970

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