The Ex-Christian Scientist

Information, resources & support for those leaving or questioning Christian Science

Easter Baskets Confound Me (re-post)

Originally posted April 2019. Happy Easter to those who celebrate Contributor Chrystal You can refer to so many posts on this page that share that “The Manual of The Mother Church” specifically states that we can have no special celebration for Easter. I got to thinking about this last week. The religion proclaims to be […]

Podcasts & YouTube Interviews with Former CS

The following is a nonexhaustive list of Podcasts/YouTube that highlight CS and former-CS issues. All links worked at the time of publishing. This post will be periodically updated. Podcasts and YouTube channel created by former CS Interviews with/First Hand Accounts from Former-CS by Never-CS Rita Swan Interviews There are more podcasts / youtube videos about […]

Filled up Full

Filled Up Full originally appeared on, it is reprinted here with slight edits and permission. The other evening one of the children thoughtfully pulled all the books off the bookcase in the playroom. I took a few deep breaths, reminded myself they’re testing their limits, and then recruited the children to help neatly stack […]