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Harmonious childbirth

From the March 9, 2020 issue of the Christian Science Sentinel


When I was giving birth to my first son, I felt carried throughout the whole labor process. All the usual fears and apprehensions about giving birth were quelled by the powerful message that “Truth stands at the door of my thinking, knocking for admission,” which is a paraphrase of this statement from Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy: “A higher and more practical Christianity, demonstrating justice and meeting the needs of mortals in sickness and in health, stands at the door of this age, knocking for admission” ( p.