Mary Baker Eddy


I was afraid I would fail

Everything was falling apart. We were weeks away from launching our new business, and whatever could go wrong seemed to be going wrong. Creative differences, financial hiccups, technological problems. Oh,

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Lessons in humility

When I think of Mary Baker Eddy and what her life means to me, it boils down to this: She inspires me. Her love of God, as well as her

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Mary Baker Eddy


Tracing footsteps of thought

In 1998 at the Harvard Medical School’s “Spirituality and Healing in Medicine” conference, nearly a thousand people gathered to explore spirituality and its implications for healing. There was a palpable

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The second wife

The large church in Paris didn’t seem like the venue for a personal connection. There were hundreds of us there but I felt the heat of an imaginary spotlight pointed

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Mary Baker Eddy


Long distance love

We had to move. It was the last thing we wanted to do, but a safety-related issue in the house where we were living made staying impossible. Still, the timing

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Mary Baker Eddy


Moses, Eddy, and me

“Huh. That’s weird.” Ever say those words, either audibly or to yourself—maybe when you see or hear something that doesn’t fit in with what you expect or are used to?

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Losing a friend, gaining something more

Recently, my phone went cold. No more emails or texts from someone I love. He had to move on. It is right, but I am grieving. Tears, an ache in

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Mary Baker Eddy


Kicked to the curb–for good

I grew up in Christian Science, but I avoided learning about Mary Baker Eddy’s life for a long time.  I knew a few people when I was growing up that

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