One day, after a wonderful day of Christian Science nursing training, I was walking back with one of my classmates when I felt my left leg hurting a bit. I wasn’t able to move it as freely as I normally could.
We once had a beautiful calico cat named Pip-Squeak. We called her Pippy for short.
Wednesday testimony meetings in Churches of Christ, Scientist, have been invaluable for me and my family. I was the firstborn when my folks were the age of traditional grandparents.
One day my daughter, Allie, came home with the symptoms of pinkeye. I remembered a classmate of hers had recently dealt with this problem and so had other students at her school.
A few years after I became a Christian Science practitioner, there was a time when I would occasionally experience severe chest pain in the night. Each time this happened I would silently go over “the scientific statement of being” until I glimpsed the immensity of the meaning behind the words, especially, “All is infinite Mind and its infinite manifestation, for God is All-in-all” (Mary Baker Eddy, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, p.
The summer between my sophomore and junior year of college, I needed to heal feelings of hurt and resentment toward an ex-boyfriend. In fact, we were going to be working together on the staff of a summer camp for kids attending Christian Science Sunday School, and this made me even more determined to overcome these negative feelings.
At one point I began losing eyesight in my left eye. Over time it got worse until I couldn’t see out of it at all.
Several years ago, I ran my first 5k Turkey Trot with a large group of family and friends. “You got this,” they assured me as we gathered at the starting line.
After a 21-year career in the United States military, I was undergoing annual VA (Veterans Affairs) medical testing, which was required because I was receiving veterans benefits. During this testing I was diagnosed with a rare form of pancreatic cancer.
My husband and I were excited about an evening out in the city at the symphony. We live on an island and take a ferry across the bay.