When my wife and I married, some people in her family...

When my wife and I married, some people in her family were concerned that I was a Christian Scientist. We waited several years before having a child, and when the time came we agreed to use conventional medical treatment for any serious health problems we might confront with our daughter. But we both agreed that the Christian Science Sunday School would be a good place for her to learn about God and the Bible.

Several years after our child was born, my wife and I separated. Initially, our daughter was to live with my wife; I would live alone. While I was uneasy with this arrangement, because my wife was struggling with alcoholism, it seemed the best course to take. My recourse was to turn to Christian Science to pray for the welfare and protection of my family. I prayed as best I could at the time.

After some while, my wife recognized that she could no longer care for our daughter. Deteriorating health just made the responsibilities too difficult. Our daughter came to live with me at that time, and stayed for almost three years.

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Testimony of Healing
One afternoon while I was in high school, I slipped and...
November 16, 1992

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