Turning away from theology and its frequent concomitant, materia medica, years of faithful adherence to which have brought no practical benefit, many an honest seeker finds a stumblingblock in a misapprehension of the radical denials and affirmations necessary to mental work in Christian Science. "I cannot say my rheumatism is any better when it is not; much less that I have not any such thing when I know I have," declared one dear lady, who added, "Every time I make such statements my heart condemns me because I am telling an untruth.
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