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I told him to rise, dress himself, and take supper with his family. He did so. The next day I saw him in the yard. Since then I have not seen him, but am informed that he went to work in two weeks, and that pieces of wood were discharged from the sore as it healed. These pieces had remained there ever since the injury received in his boyhood.

Since his recovery I have been informed that his physician claims to have cured him; and that his mother has been threatened with an insane asylum for having said, “It was none other than God and that woman who healed him.” I cannot attest to the truth of that report, but what I saw and did for that man, and what his physician said of the case, occurred just as I have narrated. For three years I sought day and night the solution of this problem of Mind-healing. I searched the Scriptures, and read nothing else, not even a newspaper. I kept aloof from society, and devoted my time and energies to discovering a positive rule. I knew the Principle of all harmonious Mind-action to be God, and that cures were produced, according to primitive Christian healing, by a holy, uplifting faith; but I must know its Science, and I won my way through divine discovery, reason, and human experiment.

I had no human aid. The revelation of Truth to the understanding came, as to all, through divine power; when “unto us a child is born,” a new idea has birth, and “his name is Wonderful.” This is the origin of Christian Science in this century.

That Life is God, that the might of omnipotent Spirit shares not its strength with material drugs, have been demonstrated to me. Reviewing this brief experience,