Our occasional series on how people have nurtured their public practice of Christian Science healing.

Sent to the harvest

Credit: Time4Thinkers
My full-time practice of Christian Science began with a mobile app company.

I had long had a vision for making books interactive using digital media, and toward the end of my master’s program, I brought together a cross-disciplinary team to make it happen. Early on, I often found myself sharing passages from the Bible and Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, by Mary Baker Eddy, with team members and others on campus. I remember beginning to recognize how vast the practice of Christian Science is.

Our team of four won first prize in the school’s “Future of eBooks” competition and was later accepted into a technology accelerator program in New York City. But I found myself having to handle suggestions of fear, envy, and pride—including challenges with team dynamics and fears relating to ownership rights and patents—as we prepared to release our product.

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