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Christian Science was introduced to my family by my grandfather as a result of his complete healing of severe head injuries. Many healings and a happy Sunday School experience followed.
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In many ways, humanity is searching for the same things it has always sought—health, stability, and an enduring sense of well-being. Christ Jesus responded to that profound yearning for a better life by preaching the gospel of God's kingdom and by healing the sick, the brokenhearted, and those who had lost their way. He taught his followers to be Christian healers as well and promised that, if faithful to his teachings, they would do even greater works.
What an exhilarating experience to have the Bible and Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy come alive through their spiritual meaning! I gained a glimpse of this as a student in the Christian Science Sunday School. Ever since, I have continued to participate in Sunday School whenever possible, either as teacher of all age levels or as superintendent.
Healing in Christian Science can never be compared to anything else here on earth. Christian Science indeed has enabled me to prove that "God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in time of trouble." My early years were spent in Eastern Province of Kenya, with my parents and three brothers and five sisters.
As a child, I was told that my great-great-great grandmother became a Christian Science practitioner after she was healed while reading Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy. However, I certainly remember my grandfather as a Christian Science practitioner whom I adored and whom I could always ask for help.
I was raised in Angola. In 1971 I finished secondary school, received a certificate in general pedagogy, and started working as a teacher.
I always knew my career path was going to involve being of service to others, but had no idea it would be as a practitioner and teacher of Christian Science! My work in rural Appalachia during high school touched me so deeply I went on to get both an undergraduate and graduate degree in social work. I then worked for over 10 years as a psychotherapist in a variety of mental health settings.
To get to the bottom of events, to know how something really is: that has motivated me since my childhood, to ask questions. Quite early, I found answers in music, while playing the piano and composing; tones, sounds, and rhythms opened great, wonderful spaces.
As I was born and brought up in a Hindu family in Northern India, I was totally unaware of Christian Science till someone gifted me a copy of Science and Health with key to the Scriptures in 1975. Understanding the effectiveness of scientific prayer I was impelled to form a group of Christian Scientists that became a Society recognized by The Mother Church in 1983.