I was enrolled at a local university in a French class, which I...

I was enrolled at a local university in a French class, which I found extremely difficult. There were a number of reasons why the class seemed so challenging to me. First of all, the class was geared for those who were advanced in their French studies, and I was far from that stage of development. In fact, I had not had any French for the past year. After asking around, I found that the professor teaching this course was an extremely tough grader. I also learned, to my surprise, that most of the students in my class were French majors who had had four previous years of background in the subject matter, considerably more than I'd had. I also had a sense of resentment toward my counselor, who had incorrectly informed me that I had to take French.

I was doing poorly in the class, and my attitude was one of defeat. I couldn't seem to get better grades, no matter how hard I studied. I decided that I must correct the situation immediately or drop the subject.

One day I was told by the professor that we would be taking our midterm exam on Monday of the following week, and that it would count as one-third of our grade for the semester. I had planned on taking a weekend trip, but I canceled it in order to do more studying for the exam. I spent half my time reading references from the Bible and writings of Mrs. Eddy, and the other half studying my French textbook. I first had to destroy my resentment about the situation and then overcome a sense of fear and anxiety.

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Testimony of Healing
My first testimony appeared in an April, 1961, issue of the...
May 13, 1972

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