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During my teenage years I believed that I was homosexual...
During my teenage years I believed that I was homosexual and practised homosexual activities. Progressively, my whole life became affected. School, career, and social interactions all suffered because of what I now consider immoral and unethical behavior. I felt handcuffed, embarrassed, and dependent on momentary pleasures of the body. For eleven years I struggled along, feeling desperately alone with the problem and having no one to turn to.
I knew a little about Christian Science, mainly through reading the international newspaper The Christian Science Monitor. One day, out of a great need for help, I picked up a telephone directory to find the nearest Christian Science Reading Room. Through contact with the Reading Room I learned the telephone number of a Christian Science practitioner.
The practitioner, who was most kind, agreed to pray for me. She gave me some passages to read from Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy. This passage was very encouraging to me: "Mankind will improve through Science and Christianity. The necessity for uplifting the race is father to the fact that Mind can do it; for Mind can impart purity instead of impurity, strength instead of weakness, and health instead of disease. Truth is an alterative in the entire system, and can make it 'every whit whole.'"
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Perfection: a present fact, a step-by-step proof
Joan Sieber Ware
No "dangerous inheritances" from our divine Parent
Beverly Bemis Hawks DeWindt
Does it really matter that I exist?
Suzanne B. Soulé
Donald A. Wells
The ever-presence of good
Peter B. Vanderhoef
Stranger at the gate
Michael D. Rissler
Who's doing what
Nancy L. Robison
"Be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by...
Jeanne Elsie Kennedy
Two years ago I got stung by some bees in a pumpkin patch
Alex Harbur with contributions from Meredith T. Harbur
For almost seventy years I have relied completely on Christian Science,...
Mildred M. Cairnes
When I was a little girl I used to ride my bicycle up to a...
Mary Michelle (Shelly) Shelton with contributions from Byron Lee Shelton