I did not begin the study of Christian Science for physical healing, but because of a sense of emptiness in my life. There were so many things I could not understand,—I had been taught from childhood that God is a stern parent, who punishes us for circumstances over which we have no control, and it seemed impossible to me that He could at the same time be a God of love, so when Science and Health was put into my hands three years ago I was ready to receive it.
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