Freed from alcoholism

One day my dad came rushing in the front door and told my mother about a wonderful talk he had heard on the car radio about a religion called Christian Science: “They talked about ideas I’ve never heard before! They mentioned a book, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures. Why don’t you check it out?” Well, my mother did check it out. She went to a Christian Science Reading Room, purchased a copy of Science and Health by Mary Baker Eddy, and read it from beginning to end. This started her journey in Christian Science, and she took her four children along with her.

Unfortunately, my father passed on not long after that. My mother took us back to her homeland, England. We moved to a city that had a Christian Science church, and she was active in that church for many years. Even though she was a single mom, I never felt any lack of funds or of a father. The concepts I learned in Sunday School helped me understand that my real Father-Mother God was ever with me, and I was quite satisfied. My school years were free of illnesses.

When I finished school, I left home and moved to London. I had a job in the city, but attended church only occasionally. During that time, which I think of as my wilderness experience, I drank socially and smoked cigarettes. This went on for a while, and then I turned to alcohol more and more as a way to cope with stressful situations. The way it crept into my life was very subtle. In time, I became caught up in the awful darkness of alcoholism.

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