It's never too late

Marian English, a Christian Science practitioner and teacher who lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado, was the guest for this live chat on This excerpt has been adapted for publication. To listen to the full chat, go to:

I have two adult children in their 20s who’ve been battling drug addiction for some time, and sometimes they feel they have been into this addictive lifestyle for so long that it would be difficult to heal. 

From my own experience I know it is never too late to get free. I had smoked cigarettes for a decade or more, and I was instantaneously healed through Christian Science—with no aftereffects. The spiritual man whom God created in His own image, and which is our real identity, is never influenced by the chemicals that we sometimes are encouraged or enticed to take. In dealing with your own beloved children, you can claim the spiritual reality that they are the image and likeness of God and know that they have all the power they need to be free of that slavery. No, it’s never too late for them!

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Getting and giving
October 14, 2013

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