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In honor of Mother’s Day, we’ve collected some poignant stories of growing up with Christian Science Mothers.
First Hand Experiences with Mothers & Christian Science
- “The people here are so nice.”
- Ruth’s Story: Turn to Medical Hospice
- She was a true believer and wouldn’t have wanted it any other way
- God was expected to provide
- I was the worst daughter they ever saw
- I imagine what my mother would have done and then do exactly the opposite
- My mother’s response: “It’s like you’ve given up.”
- My mother did not tell me about menstruation.
- Someone introduced Mother to a CSP
- My mother is still waiting for us to come back to church…
“A mother’s affection cannot be weaned from her child, because the mother-love includes purity and constancy, both of which are immortal. Therefore maternal
affection lives on under whatever difficulties.”
- Running on Empty: Overcome Your Childhood Emotional Neglect (affiliate link)
- Mothers Who Can’t Love: A Healing Guide for Daughters (affiliate link)
- Will I Ever Be Good Enough?: Healing the Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers (affiliate link)