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and with such interest that my afflictions disappeared
"like mist before the morning sun." Asthma (thought
to be hereditary), neuralgia in an aggravated form, and
besides these, the tobacco and liquor habit of many years'
standing left me. Bless the Lord, "He sent his word"
and healed me, - for the reading of Science and Health
brought to my consciousness the truth that makes free. -
S., Shellman, Ga.
CONSUMPTION QUICKLY CURED
I became interested in Christian Science nearly five
years ago through the healing of my wife of what the
doctors called consumption in its last stages. I had tried
everything that I could get in the way of materia medica,
and every doctor would tell me nearly the same story
about the case. At last they recommended for her only
a higher, drier climate, and when she would be at her
worst to give her something to quiet her.
I tried different climates, but she was no better,
indeed worse. At last she struggled along until the
first of March, 1899. She had taken to her bed again.
For two days and nights she suffered, and I called a
physician. He came and diagnosed the case, and said
that he could do nothing for her but give her some
morphine tablets to make her rest. I gave her two
of them according to direction, and just before the
time to give her the third, she called me to her bedside,
and said, "Don't give me any more of that stuff,
for it does me more harm than good," so I turned and
placed them in the fire, though I did not then know anything
about Christian Science. We had heard of it, but