Shew me thy ways, O Lord; teach me thy paths. (Ps. 25:4.)

Christian Science came to me when I was in my late teens,...

Christian Science came to me when I was in my late teens, faced with making some decisions concerning my future. I was caught up in hopes for a career in the theater, even though I had had very little experience in the performing arts outside high-school plays. All the same, I had great hopes. I had friends who had achieved a certain amount of success in theater, so I reasoned, "Why can't I?"

Still, there seemed to be very little opportunity to leave the small town where I was then living. Also, at that time I was not financially equipped to pay for the formal training I felt I would need for such a career. Then one day Christian Science came to us in the form of Christian Science literature sent by a relative. On receiving this, my mother brought a copy of Science and Health by Mrs. Eddy out of hiding. It was one she had purchased many years before. I began to read the book, and soon I felt new worlds were being opened to me.

Testimony of Healing
The Christian Science textbook, Science and Health by...
October 15, 1984

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