Over a period of several years, I gained a considerable...

Over a period of several years, I gained a considerable amount of weight. I tried dieting, exercising, and fasting. My clothing size would go down for periods of time, but never permanently. I was plagued with a constant appetite for food.

Having been a student of Christian Science for a long time, I eventually realized that I had at my fingertips a more effective method of treatment for this problem—one that would bring a permanent solution. At that point I began to refocus my energy toward studying the Bible and all the writings of Mary Baker Eddy. As a result, I found that the time previously spent thinking of my body and its appearance was better spent thinking of God. This study renewed my commitment to becoming a better practicing Christian.

A few months later, I made an appointment to visit a Christian Science practitioner. By this time I felt I had made progress in understanding and demonstrating spiritual truths; however, I still felt as though I was trapped in a body I didn't like.

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Testimony of Healing
I don't know why I stepped on the bee, or why I didn't see...
August 24, 1992

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