God is responsible for the mission of those whom He has...

"God is responsible for the mission of those whom He has anointed," wrote Mary Baker Eddy in Miscellaneous Writings. Little did I know that by cherishing a simple but sincere desire to help others, I would bless thousands of individuals. But let's go back to where the story begins.

During a time of unemployment, after I had had several unfulfilling jobs, I applied for and received class instruction in Christian Science. When I got back home I realized a desire I'd not recognized before: to do something for my community. Shortly thereafter, I began substitute teaching at various local public high schools. One morning I received a call from the placement secretary. She said she was about to call another substitute, but something had told her to call me instead. There was an art department position at a public high school near my home, and the school needed a substitute for an indefinite period of time. I began at this school and several months later accepted a permanent position.

One of the subjects included in my teaching schedule was photography. Knowing little about the subject, I began researching and collecting textbooks and classroom aids. After seven years I was asked to help rewrite the photography curriculum for the entire county.

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Testimony of Healing
About two years ago I was helping some friends load a large...
April 12, 1993

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