As one who had attended Sunday School, but then slipped...

As one who had attended Sunday School, but then slipped away from Christian Science, I was greatly troubled by the ravages of nicotine addiction and cigarette smoking. The more I tried to quit, the more tobacco won. It appeared to be a hopeless problem.

Later, while I was talking to a Christian Science practitioner about other matters, she asked me whether there was a desire on my part to stop smoking; if so, would Christian Science treatment be agreeable? My eager response was "Yes."

Within ten minutes the consecrated prayer of this practitioner was having results. Away went every vestige of my desire for tobacco, just that quickly, and never returned.

Enjoy 1 free Sentinel article or audio program each month, including content from 1898 to today.

May 29, 1995

We'd love to hear from you!

Easily submit your testimonies, articles, and poems online.