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I am very grateful that my parents were students of Christian Science....
I am very grateful that my parents were students of Christian Science. I was taught to rely on God and to know that He would meet my every need. Christ Jesus said, "Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom" (Luke). This and other Bible verses I memorized during classes in a Christian Science Sunday School have always been helpful to me.
When I was required to have a physical examination before I could enter our state university, the doctor who examined me told me that I had a hearing loss. The exam was given on a Saturday, and he asked me to return on Monday to have a hearing specialist check my hearing.
That evening I prayed for myself and considered Bible verses, such as this one in Proverbs: "The hearing ear, and the seeing eye, the Lord hath made even both of them." I also studied Science and Health by Mrs. Eddy and was especially grateful for these two citations: "Ears. Not organs of the so-called corporeal senses, but spiritual understanding" and "Sight, hearing, all the spiritual senses of man, are eternal. They cannot be lost. Their reality and immortality are in Spirit and understanding, not in matter,—hence their permanence."
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INSIDE: LOOKING INTO THIS ISSUE
To see that divine justice is always present
with contributions from Felisa Delia Mignone
Where can we look for direction?
Lila P. Montgomery
"Health care marketing seeks gain from pain" by Alison Bass
Prove the solution through prayer
Margaret H. Sullivan
Why is truth so important to us?
Allison W. Phinney, Jr.
At the time of the birth of our twin sons, there was great concern...
Mary Ingle Thompson
When my husband and I moved into our new home, we...
Jenifer Margaret Abrahall with contributions from Patrick T. E. Abrahall
The naturalness and efficacy of God's healing power became...
Enrollment in a Christian Science Sunday School has provided...
Robert M. Davis