Invitation to a wedding

As a young girl she had a burning desire to be a great ballerina. But she was brought up in a poor family. They didn't have any extras. There were few comforts, let alone any means to attend the ballet or theater. She used to tell about putting her ear to the radio on Saturday afternoons so she could secretly hear the Metropolitan Opera, which her father disliked so intensely.

She had only a skimpy school education. She went to work early and worked hard at clerical jobs. Somehow she learned of Christian Science, and it began to bring her healing of physical illness and fear, and to free her from binding ties of the past.

As the years went on, it became obvious she wasn't going to be a ballerina. When I first met her she had been a secretary for many years.

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More than dreams
July 20, 1987

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