I used to have an ailment that would hit me several times a...

I used to have an ailment that would hit me several times a year and put me to bed for a week at a time. When this happened I would drag myself around the house doing only what had to be done in the way of housework and cooking.

Then I inherited the library of a dear relative, and one day as I was looking over the books I found Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy. I decided to read the book and started to do so.

Later I began suffering from one of those aforementioned attacks; and, lying on my bed, I picked up Science and Health from the nightstand and started reading it. Something happened in my consciousness, and I knew I was truly perfectly well. I remember that I got up and said to myself, "Why, I am perfectly well." I had been completely and permanently healed. You can imagine how surprised and delighted I was. At that time I didn't yet know about the healing aspects of Christian Science.

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February 22, 1988

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