The truth about attraction

The pull of sinful temptation is broken by a spiritual view of creation.

Flying home from my ten-year high-school reunion was one of the most self-searching times of my life. Within the previous three years I had joined a Christian Science branch church and then The Mother Church, The First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston, Massachusetts.

Yet here I was on a plane home, suffering from the after-effects of a weekend of behavior not in accord with the Ten Commandments and the standards of Christian Science. Those standards just seemed to have disappeared over the weekend. The shame and guilt I felt were almost more than I could bear. However, I had learned in my study of Science that these negative feelings could be overcome, and true healing from false attractions and temptations could be achieved. But where to begin?

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March 21, 1994

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