I know a little girl named Joy who adored her baby brother Evan. She could hardly keep from hugging and kissing him every time she saw him! Evan thought Joy was pretty special, too.
When the Christian Science textbook, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy, was first placed in my hands, I was a medical nurse of several years. And though I had always loved the Bible, I was weighed down with insecurities, guilt, and feelings of unworthiness taken on from the teaching in my former church denomination.
Spiritually interpreted, rocks and mountains stand for solid and grand ideas. —Mary Baker Eddy, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, p.
I was raised in a medically oriented household, so it wasn’t surprising that as a child I believed the answer for sickness was always found in a medicine cabinet or a trip to the doctor’s office. By the time I was a teenager, I knew the medical remedy for every common ailment.
The first time I consciously felt God’s healing power, I was 14. I had been going to boarding school in England and was very homesick.
After a recent incident in my business, there has been a watershed change in the way I approach problems in my life. As a real estate broker, I often coordinate several people, plans, and procedural motions, working out a resolution that pleases everyone and meets my business needs.
The service brought unexpected tears that chilly January morning. It was the Communion service at a branch Church of Christ, Scientist.
The Christian Science Journal Questions for a disciple by Lu Ann Condon “I’ve come to see that being fruitful requires a dedicated commitment to following Jesus’ example. Since his life exemplified fruitfulness, it’s important to look to his life and works as our guide today.
Working with children who have been labelled as having special needs has allowed me to apply Christian Science to my daily life. I have learned to expect that barriers can be broken and to practice patience while working to see beyond physical limitations.