A few years ago, after my husband passed on suddenly, I was...

A few years ago, after my husband passed on suddenly, I was beautifully lifted above grief. My husband and I had had thirty-six happy years together and were the best of friends. When he passed on I thought to myself: "You have called yourself a Christian Scientist for thirty-nine years and have proved the efficacy of this Science many times. Now you have a decision to make. You can stand with the teaching that God's man is a spiritual idea whose life therefore never ends, or you can accept the belief that death is real and go all to pieces. It's up to you."

Some lines from Hymn No. 258 in the Christian Science Hymnal came to me:

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