I wanted to know more

As a teenager I began to question my family’s religion. My mom had not been raised in a religious household. When she married my dad, she agreed to worship in the church he attended. My brother, sisters, and I were given instruction in that faith. While I loved the beautiful church with its stained-glass windows, I became increasingly uncomfortable with some of the doctrines and began to find excuses not to go to Sunday services. My parents were not happy about this, but Mom did say I should find a way to worship that would keep me close to God, as she had. I had not studied the Bible, but did love the book of Psalms, especially Psalm 23. I visited many different churches, looking for one that presented God as the Good Shepherd.

In my early 20s I married someone who had been raised as a Christian Scientist. We did not talk about religion much, but he owned a small leather case with two books in it. One was the Bible. I had never heard of the other, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy. 

Testimony of Healing
Back pain healed and lost item found
June 13, 2011

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