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From the time I was healed at the age of seven, when my...
From the time I was healed at the age of seven, when my mother turned to Christian Science for help rather than submit me to a disfiguring operation, I have never doubted God's power to heal. But in Christian Science faith in God is only the beginning. In order to advance, it is necessary to grow in an understanding of God and of man's relationship to Him.
I had always depended on the prayers of my mother or of a Christian Science practitioner when I needed help. But the time came when something more was required of me.
I went through a period when my time was so filled with following a career, taking college courses at night, and pursuing my special interests, that there seemed to be no time left to care sufficiently for myself—especially my spiritual growth.
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Held hostage by crime?
"Parenting troubled children"
Bea Roegge, Kay Olson
"An Immigrant's Field of Dreams Transforms a Dingy Patch of the Bronx" by David Gonzalez
Finding your way through the mist
Mark William James
"Come and see"
Nancy J. Jagel
The church as a community
Richard J. Cattani
Church government—pure and simple
Mary Metzner Trammell
Active love in our communities
I had known for some time that something was wrong
One of my first healings in Christian Science came after...
We'd been having visitors staying with us
Laura Roberts with contributions from Lyndsay Roberts, Brian P. Roberts