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Christian Science entered my life more than twenty years ago
Christian Science entered my life more than twenty years ago. From that first moment until today, I can honestly attest to a chain of events springing from my study of Science for which I am deeply grateful. Some were major landmarks on the pathway to a deeper understanding of my relationship to God. One such major landmark came when I, as an adult, had a case of measles.
At the time I became ill I had been studying Christian Science for a few years. I realized it was time to put into practice the spiritual truths I had been learning. The Biblical account of Job seemed especially pertinent to my own situation. Job said (3:25), "The thing which I greatly feared is come upon me." I could see that my fear of measles (there had been talk of an epidemic in our community) had at least opened the door of my thought to this condition.
We read in Science and Health by Mrs. Eddy (p. 410), "Christian scientific practice begins with Christ's keynote of harmony, 'Be not afraid!'" So the first thing I needed to do was to calm my fear. Using the Christian Science Hymnal, I worked with Hymn 253 (with words by Mrs. Eddy). The fourth verse was especially helpful:
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"Plenty of employment"
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The desire for holiness
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