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Grief or Grace?

The gift of grace heals the heavy heart and reveals life as eternal.

From the December 2009 issue of The Christian Science Journal

In My Christian Science Practice, people sometimes call me and say, "I love Christian Science. I don't doubt its healing power, but I question my ability to demonstrate it. I have so very far to go before I'd be worthy of being healed." So far to go in their understanding of God, they say.

Yet a beautiful old hymn assures us,

Not what I am, O Lord, but what Thou art;
That, that alone can be my soul's true rest;
Thy love, not mine, bids fear and doubt depart,
And stills the tumult of my troubled breast.
(Horatius Bonar, Christian Science Hymnal, No. 195)