QUESTION: When the Christian Science Board of Directors recently visited branch church members in Cuba, a young girl at the gathering, a thirteen-year-old from Havana, asked the following question: "It seems like such a wonderful profession—but what does it take to be a Christian Science practitioner?" We hope the following answers from three Christian Science practitioners from different parts of the world will help this teenager—and anyone else who has wondered about the public practice of Christian Science healing—better understand the universal, spiritual leadings of this blessed ministry. A1 Mary Baker Eddy wrote about the "babe" of healing that "twines its loving arms about the neck of omnipotence, and calls forth infinite care from His loving heart" ( Miscellaneous Writings 1883–1896, p.
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