After two and a half years of graduate education I was mentally...

After two and a half years of graduate education I was mentally and physically exhausted. Despite material rewards from my work, my inspiration was dried up and life seemed without purpose. Years of studying philosophies, theories, and speculations about man's lot and life's eternal struggle made me disillusioned, cynical, and without peace. That peace, justice, or dignity characterized existence was for me a tragic joke.

Although raised in Christian Science and respecting its Tenets, I was too immersed in popular ideas of "reality" to perceive a deeper, spiritual sense of life. But finally the burden of lack of meaning in life became too great, the void of purpose too deep, and the craving for something better too strong. In desperation rather than hope I turned back to Christian Science.

Testimony of Healing
My first several years in school were unhappy for me
October 18, 1975

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