Actors, singers, dancers—all performers are forever going...

Actors, singers, dancers—all performers are forever going to auditions. Auditions seem very competitive. As a television and radio actress and singer, I had many. And as a Christian Scientist, I took time before each one to realize that I could express only the qualities and intelligence of God. I especially loved the proverb "Commit thy works unto the Lord, and thy thoughts shall be established" (Prov. 16:3).

On a bus one day, going to an audition I had prepared for diligently, I saw clearly that I was not going to get something but to give of my God-given talents, which I had studied and worked to develop. Here was a joyous opportunity to give, and not to compete. Each auditioner was governed by the one divine Mind, God. Therefore, no matter who got the job, it must be a step of progress for each of us; one could not gain and all others lose.

Testimony of Healing
My husband and I were working together with my dad on...
December 27, 1993

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