In 1943 my young son was suffering from asthma, my husband...

In 1943 my young son was suffering from asthma, my husband was serving with the armed forces in combat zones, and I was in a state of fear for them both, with a deep desire to feel safe and loved. I had begun to look to people for guidance and happiness. Then, while staying in another county where I had taken my young son for his health, Christian Science was presented to me as a cure for him. After some days I decided to investigate this new way of thought. It worked a great change in me. I felt so uplifted my feet did not seem to touch the ground.

The first day home I called on a Christian Science practitioner and said, "Tell me more of this divine Science." She talked with me of God, who is Love, and lent me a copy of Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy. I attended my first church service, became a student of this Science, and there opened up a new way of reasoning, acting, and understanding.

My son was healed of asthma through Christian Science, after quite a struggle on my part. The condition had seemed so real and my fear was great, but I was learning trust in God, and the learning process still goes on. A great reformation was going on in my character, although I did not realize it at that time. Since this beginning I have trusted God through Christian Science to meet my every need.

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February 19, 1977

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