Debunking this article from the Christian Science Monitor

From Lucia Greenhouse, shared with permission. Debunking this article from the Christian Science Monitor: "Why do some parents choose not to vaccinate? (From the Christian Science Monitor (Feb 3, 2015) By Amanda Paulson, Staff writer FEBRUARY 3, 2015 It's a question that's being asked with increased intensity and often hostility in the wake of a measles outbreak … Continue reading Debunking this article from the Christian Science Monitor

Part V – The Twilight of a God (xxv-xxxiii)

This is part of a series of posts about Mrs. Eddy. The biography of a virginal mind by Francis Dakin. For all posts on this topic, see the tag the Biography of a Virginal Mind When Alexander had given way to fears of supernatural influence, his mind grew so disturbed and so easily alarmed that, … Continue reading Part V – The Twilight of a God (xxv-xxxiii)

Junior Christian Science Bible Teaching Show & the Devil in the Church

Although I was raised in Christian Science and a regular attendee of Christian Science Sunday School until my twentieth birthday, I had never heard of, or seen, Junior Christian Science Bible Teaching Show until someone left a few links to YouTube videos in the comments of my post Wanna be a sheep! I was intrigued, … Continue reading Junior Christian Science Bible Teaching Show & the Devil in the Church

renew a focus on our primary resources for spiritual growth – shut down the questioning

It seems the "Circle of faith" community at christianscience.com is closing down. While I never spent much time there, I did enjoy the idea that The Mother Church would permit "open idalogue among Christian Scientists, their fellow Christians, and people of other faith traditions." The reason given? we feel this is an opportunity to pause … Continue reading renew a focus on our primary resources for spiritual growth – shut down the questioning

Wanna be a Sheep

The other day the Awkward Moments Children's Bible Facebook page shared a collection of horrifying "Christian Music" videos gathered from YouTube. I followed some of the links to their logical conclusions, and came across "I Just Want To (Be A Sheep)" The sheep theme reminded me of the guest post by the (obviously a pseudonym) … Continue reading Wanna be a Sheep

look at all my trials & tribulations, sinking in a gentle pool of wine

(1) It surprises some of my fellow former-Christian Scientists that while I have left the Mother Church, and no longer follow (or believe) in the teachings of Ms. Eddy, I continue to refrain from imbibing alcohol. I don't drink wine, beer, or cocktails. I don't enjoy vodka, tequila, or spirits. I've had a few sips … Continue reading look at all my trials & tribulations, sinking in a gentle pool of wine

Mary Baker Eddy, The Mother Church, Vaccinations, Doctors & Practical Health Care

This post was originally going to try and show Christian Scientists that Mary Baker Eddy was not totally against doctors and people doing their best to meet their needs at their own current spiritual level, and abide by the law. So far I've come across one article from the from The Christian Science Journal, Volume 18 … Continue reading Mary Baker Eddy, The Mother Church, Vaccinations, Doctors & Practical Health Care