How my faith grew

Earlier this year I had my first instance where I felt that without a doubt prayer in Christian Science worked for me.

I was raised in a Christian Science family, but around my mid-teens I lost interest, stopped going to church, and pretty much convinced myself I was an atheist. 

However, Christian Science definitely influenced my way of thinking. Once at the end of a very turbulent relationship, my ex-boyfriend said painful things about me—and it hurt that he could have a bad opinion of me. I tried to comfort myself with the thought that God knew the truth about me and God’s opinion was the only one that counted. I even thought about starting going back to church again, but this didn’t last and I carried on for a few more years without much faith. 

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Question of the Week
How do you keep your prayers fresh?
February 21, 2011

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