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The featured talk at the 2007 Fern Lodge Annual meeting was of great interest to Christian Scientists, and of importance to mankind. Brad Stock, PhD, of Columbus, Ohio, shared many precious glimpses into the character of the Discoverer and Founder of Christian Science, Mary Baker Eddy. Today, Christian Scientists around the world acknowledge with gratitude the contribution Mrs. Eddy has … Read More

What do Patients Think about Christian Science Nursing?

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Patients at Fern Lodge, when asked to express what has especially touched them about Christian Science nursing, revealed surprising and thoughtful answers. It often is the simplest things we do our of pure love that hold the power to help a patient keep his or her thought in line with Love, and away from fear or confusion. Here are a … Read More

Slaying Modern Goliaths

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excerpts from a talk by George Strong Think about the Story in 1 Samuel 17. The giant, Goliath, challenged Israel, shouting, “Choose your man to meet me. If I kill him, you shall be our slaves.” For forty days, he repeated his challenge. David, a young shepherd, came forward to meet Goliath, putting his trust in God. David chose five … Read More

Our Part in Church

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by Sharon Strong, Director of Christian Science Nursing We often talk about the Manual bylaw for Christian Science Nurses, Article 8, Section 3 1. But there’s another bylaw–Article 8, Section 15–which sets the stage for serving in Christian Science nursing organizations. It’s called, “Church Organizations Ample,” and it reads in part: God requires our whole heart, and He supplies within … Read More

Unity Demonstrated

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Excerpts from a talk by Jack Hubbell, CSB It is appropriate that we call Fern Lodge a care facility. Care denotes love, and love is the significance of service. Care finds joy in doing good for others. Just as we say that God expresses love, we can say that God expresses care. Care epitomizes the never failing attitude of our … Read More

Christian Science nursing in practice

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by a Christian Science nurse I was praying specifically about a patient’s care, and the qualities of thought being expressed. Every day seemed to repeat the same verbal material story. I had reached the point where I just couldn’t partake of that verbal rehearsal anymore. I was praying to know how to be free. I was led to where Mrs. … Read More

From the Director of Christian Science Nursing (2005)

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Christian Science nursing is an essential aspect of living and loving as our Master, Christ Jesus. The inherent, childlike instinct to follow His example brings true and lasting satisfaction. There’s a story in Matthew 25 that illustrates the relationship between nursing and rejoicing in the kingdom of heaven. Here Jesus presents an equation: caring for Christ’s brethren = caring for … Read More