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in my chest have filled out, and I breathe perfectly on both
sides; rarely have a cold to meet, and have not a sign of
People sometimes say, "Oh, well, maybe you never had
consumption." Well, I had all the symptoms, and they
are every one gone through the reading of Science and
Health. - E. L. B., Chicago, Ill.
HEALED OF INFIDELITY AND MANY PHYSICAL ILLS
I feel compelled to write my testimony and hope that
I may be accepted as one more witness to the Truth as contained
in Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures.
In the year 1883 I first heard of Christian Science. I
was sitting in a saloon in Leadville, Col., reading a daily
paper of that place. My eyes lighted upon an article
which spoke of some peculiar people in Boston who
claimed to have discovered how to heal as Jesus healed.
I do not remember much of the article, but those words
stayed with me.
I had drifted out to Colorado from New York City (my
home), where I had been under the treatment of many
leading physicians. The last one, who was too honest
to take my money knowing that he could not cure me,
advised me to keep away from doctors and quit taking
medicine, as nothing but death could cure me. My
trouble was pronounced by some to be Bright's disease,
by others gravel on the kidneys with very acute inflammation
of the bladder and prostate gland.
In the spring of 1888 my wife and myself were spending
the evening at the house of a gentleman whose wife
had been healed in the East by Christian Science. The