For many years I have relied wholly upon Christian
Science for healing; and I am glad to acknowledge the
spiritual help and many other benefits received from
following its teachings. I have great cause to be grateful
to God and to our revered Leader, Mrs. Eddy, for
these blessings, which her discovery and love for
humanity made possible. I had read but a few pages
in our textbook, "Science and Health with Key to
the Scriptures," when I saw that it was the truth, and
that it contained something I had thought could never
be found in this existence. Proofs of healing came
immediately, and I was able to do much useful work
without a sense of burden or fatigue.
As time went on I learned the nothingness of discouragement,
and understood in a measure that God is
my Life and that all action is in divine Mind. I was
healed of spinal trouble; and nervousness and weakness
faded away and were replaced by health and strength.
A larger sense of joy and gratitude did much towards
overcoming indigestion, which had caused suffering for a
number of years. A sprained ankle was cured in a few
hours by applying what I understood of Christian
Science, and by holding steadfastly to the statement
our Leader makes on page 384 of Science and Health,
that "God never punishes man for doing right, for
honest labor, or for deeds of kindness." The following
day I walked two miles with no sense of discomfort.
Beliefs of heredity and lack have been overcome, and
self-will, self-love, and pride are less in evidence. -
Miss G. W., Brookline, Mass.
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