Rediscovering me, childlike and free

ANYONE WHO KNOWS ME well knows how much I value childlikeness, innocence, purity, and joy. And I actively work on expressing these qualities each day, as well as seeing them expressed in others. But this wasn't always the case.

When I was a teenager, I had a great desire to grow up and see and experience everything the world had to offer. I was raised in a Christian Science household, loved attending Christian Science summer camps, and had many physical healings through prayer. But with my emerging independence came this feeling that Christian Science would make me miss out on a lot and was somehow restricting what I could and couldn't do. I didn't realize then that Christian Science is based on provable spiritual laws, a Science and not an organization. Therefore, it is very broad—infinite, liberating in fact!

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Taylor and Cotton ball
August 16, 2010

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