Partake of Love's feast.
Look! I stand at the door and knock. If you hear my voice and open the door, I will come in, and we will share a meal together as friends. – Revelation 3:20
God will “furnish a table in the wilderness” and show the power of Love. – Mary Baker Eddy, No and Yes, 9
Healing through Christian Science is simple, natural, and beautiful. We join in witnessing an awesome divine power at work in our lives. I don’t touch or manipulate, nor do I possess any special supernatural power. We talk about what your need is, and I provide Christian Science treatment through focused prayer. This can happen in person, but it’s also very common for it to take place at a figurative “table” via phone, email, text or Skype. Learn more about how practitioners work here. You are welcome to connect with me in any of these ways for our work together.
I love the image of a table in the wilderness for a few reasons. Sharing meals has always been an important experience for my family, and I have pleasant memories of delicious food prepared by my mother, a gifted gourmet cook and baker. There are many images in the Bible of people sharing meals at meaningful moments, perhaps the most memorable being when Jesus offers the bread and wine that has become symbolic of our communion with God. I believe we can commune with God as a friend at any time and place and find fulfillment beyond what even the most delectable material meal can offer. The quotation above from Revelation is referring to “the Spirit”, as we see in verse six of that same chapter. God has a way of meeting our needs as no one and nothing else can.
We all experience times when our life feels like a wilderness. In Science and Health, Eddy has a glossary of terms found in the Bible and Christian Science teachings. For many of the terms, she gives both a materially based, limited concept of the word as well as a spiritual, inspired sense of it. Here is her definition:
WILDERNESS: Loneliness; doubt; darkness. Spontaneity of thought and idea; the vestibule in which a material sense of things disappears, and spiritual sense unfolds the great facts of existence (597).
The wilderness may feel dark and lonely, but it can be fertile, holy ground. Looking at our lives from a spiritual perspective can bring profound transformation and healing to any situation. You don’t have to understand Christian Science or necessarily even believe in it to be healed. All you need is a willing, open heart.
Eddy pinpoints what we are seeking when she says that “conscious worth satisfies the hungry heart, and nothing else can” (Message to The Mother Church, 1902, 17).
I invite you to join me in Divine Love’s feast, even in the midst of a seeming wilderness. And I would welcome the opportunity to support you in acknowledging your worthiness, valuing who you are, and experiencing healing and freedom.
I’ve been blessed by practitioners who have collaborated with me on payment options when things seemed financially challenging. No one will be turned away for lack of funds. I work on a day to day basis, with discounted rates if the need for Christian Science treatment continues beyond a week. The expectation is for healing to happen quickly; there is no need for it to be a prolonged process. When there is a need for support over a lengthier period, fees are considerably reduced.