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This testimony is shared in deep appreciation of Christian Science...
This testimony is shared in deep appreciation of Christian Science teachings and of Mrs. Eddy's faithfulness in giving them to all mankind. While a member of an orthodox religion and working in the medical field as a registered nurse, I felt the need of reaching out for a more satisfying sense of life. Prayer to be led to the primitive teachings of Christ Jesus was answered when a dear friend, a former medical nurse, introduced me to Christian Science.
While I knew that I had found the answer to what I needed, my progress was quite slow, as I had many erroneous beliefs to relinquish. I read Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mrs. Eddy, but when I had finished, I had not understood much of what I had read. I felt that the writer at least knew what she was writing, and in humility I again read the book, and a faint glimmer of understanding followed. Since then, almost thirty years ago, I have rejoiced in being a student of this religion and have been privileged to witness many wonderful healings. Also I am daily experiencing an increasing sense of peace, love, supply, and safety.
To encourage someone who may become "fainthearted" because a problem is not immediately solved, I submit the following experience. Several years ago I awakened at night in extreme pain in my side and abdomen. The condition became so acute that treatment was requested from a Christian Science practitioner. While I continued daily to study the Christian Science Quarterly Bible Lessons and other literature, and the faithful practitioner continued helping me, the condition did not yield but seemed to become worse.
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