Of cats and Christianity

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My parents were members of a Christian denomination, and I attended Sunday School growing up. By the time I was ten, I’d asked many questions of both the Sunday School teachers and the minister of the church. I was told that there are many things in the Bible that we aren’t supposed to understand, but I didn’t let that stop me from searching for answers for years.

I became a professional actress and singer. Early on, I was involved in making some commercials, and from time to time there were problems with the script. I noticed the producer would go off by himself for a few minutes, and would always return with the ideal solution. I surmised that the producer must have been praying. I asked him about it one day and his answer was, “Oh, that’s Christian Science.” He invited me to meet him at his church’s Wednesday testimony meeting. Although I did not know what that meant, I decided to go.

During the service, the Reader read passages from the Bible and another book I wasn’t familiar with—Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy. These readings answered some of the questions I had been pondering since I was ten years old. Later during the meeting, people from the congregation shared testimonies that made me realize the application of this Science to every aspect of life.

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