Ninth Commandment: Tear Off Those Labels

I mentioned in my previous post healings of people who had been given a label. Here are a few examples. Our younger daughter was in tears because no one in our… By Louisa Velnett Palmer with contributions from Patricia P. Sellars From the January 15, 1990 issue of the Christian Science Sentinel Our younger daughter was in tears because…

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Why I rely on Christian Science

For those of you waiting for The Ninth Commandment, I am working on it…but it hasn't come together yet.  In the meantime, here is a short testimony. Some people ask, "Why would you rely on prayer rather than medicine, if it means that you have to suffer pain? Especially for something modern that medicine can…

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Funny Healing for Father’s Day!

Happy Father's Day, In honor of this day, I would like to honor our Heavenly Father with a report of his amazing–and amusing–power. I am working on my next article on the Commandments and morality, but in the interm, here is one of my more amusing healings. One day, some years ago, I realized that…

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God Heals!

As I speak with friends and associates, I often discover that some people have no idea that healing through prayer is possible. Some are like my husband who, when he was an atheist, said: If it were true, it would be in the papers. We would hear about it everywhere.  Sadly, that is not so.…

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Christian Science in Germany

This excerpt from Christian Science In Germany by Frances Thurber Seal was originally part of another post. But I thought it might be nice to give it its own spot. It is one of my favorite healings and always serves to uplift my thoughts and remind me of what is truly possible with God.   A…

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Morality and the Tenth Commandment

First post here. This is the second in my series of Last Crusade articles. (If you are not familiar with the Last Crusade, you can find out more here and here.)  These posts will examine the question: Are there areas in our lives where matters of morality might have been clear 150 years ago that…

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Why I am a Christian Scientist

Originally, this was part of my Last Crusade post on morality, but it seemed as if it deserved its own place.  In the early days of the Christian Science movement, its healing powers were indisputable. Healings came quickly and easily. When Frances Thurber Seal went to Germany, for instance, she healed every case presented to…

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