Although I was brought up in Christian Science and had several...

Although I was brought up in Christian Science and had several healings as a child, I gradually drifted away from the teaching after I was married. And after a while I found I was always calling on a doctor for help for our two young children or myself. Also, during this period, I became full of secret fears, which tormented me day and night. And I was continually battling with a feeling of exhaustion. One day when I was resting on my bed during the afternoon, I suddenly asked myself what I was doing there and what sort of a state I had got myself into that as a young woman I should need to rest during the afternoon. This wakened me with a jerk, and I knew then that I had to find my way back to God through Christian Science.

I started to attend church services again, and I shall always remember with deep gratitude the loving welcome given to me by the members of that church, making me feel I had truly returned home. With the help of a dedicated Christian Science practitioner I gained a better understanding of God and His allness, and my fears began to melt away. I began to lead a more active life and felt stronger and happier than I had for several years. I soon joined The Mother Church and a branch church, where I was able to take an active part, and have continued to do so ever since.

February 19, 1972
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