Saved from suicide

Many years ago, about ten years after I’d taken Christian Science class instruction, I desperately needed help. Another class-taught Christian Scientist, who lived just up the hill from me and was a close friend, came to my rescue. 

My husband had just left me and our children, saying he wanted a divorce. The children were at school, and I was home alone contemplating suicide—even thinking about how I might plummet off a cliff in a car that morning. Talk about a dark hour! I simply could not think anything but sad dead-end thoughts. 

As I look back, I can see how self-centered the mental suggestion to commit suicide was, but at the time my thought was numb and I couldn’t hear God’s direction. And this is where the value of Christian Science class instruction comes in! That morning, my friend and neighbor was clearly putting into practice what she had learned in class. She was spiritually alert and prayerfully listening. 

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Testimony of Healing
Burn healed
September 22, 2014

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