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From the May 2017 issue of The Christian Science Journal

[“Christianity’s cup, cross, and crown,” Judith Hardy Olson, February 2017, Journal]

For many years, I opened the Journal in search of spiritual inspiration and found many articles with helpful insights. More recently I’ve opened the Journal in search of healing. Today the article cited above actually met that need! At first I thought, “This article is so long,” but I kept on reading until I came to the paragraph that begins, “Take sickness, for example.” That got my undivided attention. 

What a thrill to learn for the first time that the “cup of sorrow” or any sorrowful ordeal is not filled with suffering, but with “the inspiration of Love” (Mary Baker Eddy, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, p. 35). This truth brought prompt relief, both mental and physical. Thank you all.

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