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In June 1977, only three weeks after our return to Sydney, my...
In June 1977, only three weeks after our return to Sydney, my husband left me suddenly. I found myself with very little money, no job, and nowhere to live. I had only one week in which to find accommodation for myself and four domestic animals. Each real estate agent I approached told me there were no houses for rent, and even if there were, no animals would be accepted, and the rent would be far in excess of what I could afford.
During the week I prayed, reasoning with the understanding of Christian Science that I had thus far gained. At one stage, when the situation seemed particularly hopeless, I opened the Christian Science Hymnal at random and saw the word "design." As I read, I was overcome by a sense of peace and the realization that our needs are always met as part of God's design for His creation.
That week I was taking care of a business owned by an acquaintance. Toward the middle of the week I felt inspired to ask one of the clients if she knew of a place to rent. She told me to get in touch with a man at a certain real estate office and tell him I would accept even temporary accommodation. I did exactly that, and the agent exclaimed, "You wouldn't take a house for two months, would you? A man called in yesterday with a house for rent, and we told him nobody would take a house for that period!" I rented the house. As it turned out, I was there for six months, during which time I took class instruction in Christian Science.
Appreciating another's individuality
EDWIN G. LEEVER
Sickness is no part of you
The unlimited variation of God's creation
MARY ELIZABETH G. BAKER
Unlimited beauty for you!
ELAINE H. NATALE
SARAH P. DUNNING
Freedom from self-imposed slavery
Signs of life
CAROLYN B. SWAN
The wheat of me
MARY CAROLYN ANGELOS
Carolyn M. Hook
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JAMES WESLEY GRAHAM with contributions from KATHRYN G. GRAHAM
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