Purpose found: inspired to heal

I’ve always sought a deeper spiritual purpose in my life. I grew up attending a church of another denomination, where I liked the hymns and the beautiful stained-glass windows. After graduating from high school, I moved into a yoga community, where I practiced yoga and meditation. After that, I attended a twelve-step program with a spiritual focus. 

One day, I was practicing some yoga at home with incorrect form. I seriously injured my neck, which meant that I couldn’t lift anything heavier than four pounds without a lot of pain. I sought healing through massage, chiropractic treatments, and acupuncture, but nothing seemed to fix the problem. Doctors recommended that I have neck surgery, which I was not interested in. I was filled with despair. 

Years ago, my grandma had suggested I check out a Christian Science Reading Room. She had been receiving the Christian Science Daily Lift, a podcast of inspiring ideas produced by The Christian Science Publishing Society. I hadn’t read the Bible much, nor was I very interested in it, but I was so desperate for healing. I decided that now would be a good time to follow my grandma’s suggestion.

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