It has been my experience to find the way into Christian Science strewn with obstacles, but with me all the time was a desire to be right; and this desire carried me along so that when the claims of hypnotism, spiritualism, theosophy, new-thought came into my life they made no lasting impression. After this phase had passed, the Christian Science textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy, was presented to me; but the truths it contains were so obscured by personal sense and falsities in my own thinking as to be well-nigh unrecognizable.
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