Category Archives: Testimonies

Coming Out for Good

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“Coming Out For Good” by Tom Taffel 8/17/16 Walking through the valley of the shadow of death wasn’t the path I chose; but it was the one in front of me as a gay Christian Science Sunday school student in search of my identity. Although I was athletic and courageous, I was also sensitive, kind, creative, compassionate and artistic. I… Read more »

“Love alone is life” – A Testimony by Tom Taffel

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  My work was cut out for me….get rid of the fear, my fear,  Jess’ fear, the hospital staff’s fear.  We read in the Bible that “Perfect love casteth out fear.” And that’s exactly what I needed to see in place of the morbid human picture; perfect love.     “Love alone is life”      by  Tom Taffel         March 5, 2012… Read more »

God’s Law of Adjustment – A testimony

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We’ve all read God’s Law of Adjustment and know of its targeted metaphysical applications in relation to all human situations, experiences, and difficulties.  Our recent discussions have noted it is a “pillar article” within our movement, and personally, I’ve used this article countless times to allow God to “correct, govern, harmonize, and adjust” situations to which I was subjected but were… Read more »

Unity in Christ

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  NOH8 – CLICK HERE Campaign speaks out to say, "It Gets Better"   Hi Everyone! It has come to me to add that the calling of the Christ for unity is bringing peoples together sharing love and hope with each other.  This is especially good in situations where suicidal thoughts or being on the verge of suicide can be… Read more »

The Healing of Prejudice

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The Healing of Prejudice Suzanne Nightingale   Prejudice is a two-edged sword, cutting both giver and receiver.  Often we try to soothe the wounds of prejudice by being more fiercely loyal to our own people – expecting the protection of the group in exchange for our loyalty.  But loyalty to people, instead of to God, is what incites prejudice in… Read more »

Defying low expectations

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  To injure no man and bless all mankind.   Mary Baker Eddy      SOCIETY MAKES MANY PREDICTIONS FOR US. People peg us for certain roles or positions. Sometimes we enjoy the prediction—hero, star, champion athlete. Other times it may feel hurtful, put us down, or stunt our personal growth. I’ve found that when faced with a negative outline or expectation,… Read more »

The Diamond Sermon & It gets better

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  To injure no man and bless all mankind.   Mary Baker Eddy    IT GETS BETTER: VIDEO #1 CHRISTIAN & GAY It Gets Better – Jake Shears – YouTube www.youtube.com/watch?v=FjFxosDnzOo6 min – Oct 6, 2010 – Uploaded by antonbrandt It Gets Better – Jake Shears. antonbrandt 9 videos. Subscribe Alert icon Subscribed. Sign In or Sign Up now! Loading… Alert icon …            Current Reference: Book… Read more »

Hope

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Good Morning Everyone.   I hope to see you all in Chicago at the Emergence Conference.   After flying half-way around the world in three consecutive days; (hosting our Tahitian group cruise followed three days later by our Danube River cruise), Bill and I returned to San Francisco in time to attend the Wednesday Evening Service — just two days… Read more »

Still Small voice

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We should examine ourselves and learn what is the affection and purpose of the heart, for in this way only can we learn what we honestly are.    Science and Health 8: 28-30        Still Small Voice    Learning to trust your instincts, using you intuitive sense of what’s best for you, is paramount for any lasting success.  I’ve trusted… Read more »

The Boy Who Followed Somebody Else’s Dream

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  To thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man.               William Shakespeare     The 4th of July is a good time to reflect on these words from a great American:  It is not the critic who counts, not the man… Read more »