I went to the Doctor – Guest Post Project

I know there are many of you, both Christian Scientist and former-Christian Scientist alike, who have sought medical help. In an effort to remove the stigma and alleviate the fear that is often associated with visiting healthcare professionals, I'm asking you to write in with your experiences, both good and bad, so that others can … Continue reading I went to the Doctor – Guest Post Project

how do i leave christian science behind?

This post was inspired by a conversation (or two) with the writer of Emerging Gently, who also has an excellent post about How to Leave Christian Science. This is a question that was posted in a "Time 4 Thinkers" forum, the cool, hip face of the Mother Church aimed at teens and young adults. how … Continue reading how do i leave christian science behind?

striking a balance

I wrote this some time ago and there never seemed to be an appropriate time to share. I found there is/was an unhealthy focus and emphasis on "natural" childbirth within the CS movement. Don't get me wrong, I'm fine with "natural" but "natural" is not inherently safer, nor should people be judged by the choices … Continue reading striking a balance

I would like to thank the reader for the readings from the desk this evening

Every Wednesday night in Christian Science churches all over the world small groups of CS congregate for the Wednesday evening service, to hear a brief sermon and share testimonies of healing. Interestingly, while the Mother Church broadcasts the Sunday Service live online, until recently they opted not to share Wednesday testimony* meetings and the Thanksgiving … Continue reading I would like to thank the reader for the readings from the desk this evening

Where to Start

I remember the day I started to lose faith in Christian Science. It was a Sunday in January. After a week of bed rest, sincere prayer and study my midwife informed me my blood pressure was high enough we needed to go to the emergency room, now. Tearful and totally freaked out, I called my … Continue reading Where to Start