As a youngster I was a sickly child and was regularly given large doses of medicine until my early teens. My mother had died of cancer, and our life at home was an unhappy one.
In the winter of 2016, my smallest toe became very swollen, red, and painful. I pretty much ignored it.
One time, when I was working in a retail organization, several members of the staff were off work for two or three days with flu symptoms. There seemed to be a general sense that it was normal to experience sickness in this way.
In February 2013, my regular obstetrician diagnosed premature menopause as well as a very serious illness that affected ovarian functions. I was only 23 years old.
I am very grateful for a healing I experienced last August. I had been swimming in Nantucket Sound, near my home, which I enjoy doing every summer.
A few years ago, while I was walking our dog in the park, an object became lodged in my foot. Immediately I felt searing pain.
My progress from sense to Soul has been an interesting, challenging, and rewarding experience. As a teenager, I used to play the piano at a Christian Science Society in Ohio, where my mother was the First Reader.
It was dark and very early in the morning when I woke up. My first response to swallowing was “Ow.
One morning last year I woke up feeling uneasy and with a heavy head. When I tried to get out of bed, I felt dizzy and had to lie back down and shut my eyes.
I arrived back at the house one evening and found my wife seated on the bed. As I looked at her facial expression, it was obvious she was not feeling well.