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As one looks back over the...

From the August 1992 issue of The Christian Science Journal

As one looks back over the years, one just cannot help being grateful for the daily direction and protection found through Christian Science. The truth of God in these words from the Bible, "For he shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways" (Psalms), has been proved to me over and over again.

I learned of Christian Science soon after leaving England to come and live in Kenya, where we started a business and a family—and helped to establish First Church of Christ, Scientist, here in Nairobi. This was all a great and wonderful challenge. And only by keeping in constant touch with the truth, through studying the Bible Lessons (outlined in the Christian Science Quarterly) and reading the Christian Science periodicals, among other things, was I able to see what steps should be taken each day.

Mary Baker Eddy tells us in the Christian Science textbook, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, "Every day makes its demands upon us for higher proofs rather than professions of Christian power." And in another place in the book she says, "We shall obey and adore in proportion as we apprehend the divine nature and love Him understandingly, warring no more over the corporeality, but rejoicing in the affluence of our God." These reassuring messages kept us close to God. Many times I was helped by Christian Science practitioners also.