How love heals grief and loss

"From that instant, with those words from the Gospel of Luke, I immediately fought any temptation to feel sad or alone."

I had been married less than a year when my husband passed on. I'd like to share with you a little of what I learned as I overcame my grief.

During my eleven-month marriage, as my husband and his doctors battled with cancer, I consistently turned to the Bible for inspiration, courage, and comfort. Frequently I studied the opening chapter of Genesis. I never could find anything in that chapter even hinting that God created disease or death. I pondered Mary Baker Eddy's statement in Science and Health "We leave this brief, glorious history of spiritual creation (as stated in the first chapter of Genesis) in the hands of God, not of man, in the keeping of Spirit, not matter,—joyfully acknowledging now and forever God's supremacy, omnipotence, and omnipresence." She continues with conviction, "The harmony and immortality of man are intact" (p. 521).

August 31, 1998

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