This testimony is long overdue

This testimony is long overdue. The arguments that I had too little to give and that I was inadequate as a writer have given way to the conviction that if my experience can help just one reader it will have been worth sending in.

Christian Science has healed me many times. These healings include those of insomnia, an internal disorder that seemed quite severe, a tendency toward headaches and colds and accompanying sore throats. This Science also proved itself to be the divine Comforter to our family after the passing of a loved one.

During the experience with insomnia I was praying and studying almost continually day and night. When speaking of the neophyte in Christian Science, Mrs. Eddy in her book Retrospection and Introspection says (p. 78), "He is inclined to do either too much or too little." I was doing too much. I am sure the practitioner who was helping me sensed this, for she told me that she had been benefited at times by completely clearing her thought of everything and just resting in stillness.

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January 22, 1972

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