God has only one purpose for each one of us: to reflect Him through our individual expression. We are God’s ideas, and we dwell eternally in the one infinite Mind, safe from anything that might divert us from the sacred path that He shows us lovingly and wisely.
It is wonderful to know that through Christian Science we learn that God not only comforts but also heals sorrow and grief. I was very close to my father, and I could not imagine life without him.
I am so grateful for Christian Science and to have our textbook, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy, to study along with the Bible each and every day. One day I woke up and had difficulty getting out of bed.
The spring before last, while dancing with my ballroom partner, I fell with all my weight on one hip. Immediately, I turned my thought to God, knowing that because I was truly His perfect spiritual likeness, I was all right and was in His loving care.
After a longtime boss retired, whom I had been very comfortable working with, I was not sure where I stood with my new boss. He seemed to think I should be a guinea pig for the sales group, giving me assignments that greatly challenged me.
One of the first things I remember being taught as a young girl growing up in Christian Science was to know the truth of my being as a child of God, and to turn to this truth whenever there was a need for healing. Mary Baker Eddy, the Discoverer of Christian Science, writes in Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures: “Man is harmonious when governed by Soul.
As a child I went to the dentist regularly for routine checkups and cleanings. But after graduating from college and living on my own, I did not go to the dentist for several years.
In Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures Mary Baker Eddy writes: “Maintain the facts of Christian Science,—that Spirit is God, and therefore cannot be sick; that what is termed matter cannot be sick; that all causation is Mind, acting through spiritual law. Then hold your ground with the unshaken understanding of Truth and Love, and you will win” ( p.
One morning recently I woke up with a sharp pain in my lower back. I instantly thought that I must have over-extended myself during some task at work.
Almost 20 years ago, while I was helping a friend box up items, a sharp blade slipped and deeply sliced one of my fingers to the bone. Faced with what to do next, I took a “grand pause,” as we say in music.