"I was there but in the background as usual." M. Adelaide Still reminiscences, Archives and Library of The Mother Church.
These words tell us a great deal about the character of their author, Minnie Adelaide Still, who for the last three and one half years of Mrs. Eddy's life served as her personal maid and attendant.
In interviewing Miss Still for the job, Mrs. Eddy asked her if she had come to Christian Science for physical healing. Miss Still replied, "No; but because I was hungry to learn the truth about God." Ibid.