A Century of Christian Science Nursing and Healing at the BA

Healed after a chemical burn

This past spring, during my sophomore year of high school, I had an opportunity to put Christian Science into practice in a way that I never had before. One day during chemistry class, we were doing an experiment that involved ...

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Injuries healed quickly

I’ve been a Journal-listed, Journal-advertising practitioner for 30 years, so I love Christian Science nurses, and I love the Christian Science nursing care facilities. A number of years ago my husband and I were guests at th...

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Hand quickly healed from severe burns

About twelve years ago an experience caused me to make my first visit to the BA. My husband and I were sitting in front of a wood stove watching television. When I stood up to close down the fire, I fell forward and put my hands o...

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Blessings of a healing atmosphere

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I was making plans for a trip that I would be taking in a couple of days. I was out one evening picking up a few items to say thank you to those who would be taking care of things while I was away. One minute I was standing up, an...

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A 5-year-old and her healing

I had an interesting healing with my eldest daughter, Alma, last summer. It was a beautiful New England summer evening and we were roasting marshmallows outside. It was a really joyous experience for all of us. [Alma] was trying t...

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Grateful to enter the BA

In 2013, as the result of a fall, I was unable to use or move my arm and could not care for myself. I was grateful to be able to enter the BA where I received much-needed skilled care by Christian Science nurses to help me in all ...

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From Mexico to the BA

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After suffering injuries from a motor scooter accident, a young woman describes her experience as follows: “I really clung the whole night to the fact that even though I felt like I was so far away from home, in a different coun...

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“One of the richest experiences…”

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One of the richest experiences that has come into my life, during the many years I have been a student of Christian Science, was a sojourn over two years ago at our beautiful Benevolent Association Sanatorium at Chestnut Hill, Mas...

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A 5-year-old and her healing

Alma's Thank You note
Listen to a father share his gratitude for his daughter's calm and joy and for the BA's outpatient service.  When we got to the Benevolent Association, a Christian Science nurse was right there to very gently and carefully ...

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“There was a great deal of love, consideration, and unselfishness…”

Another inspiring healing from BA’s collection A Record of Healing (see page 28), provides a glimpse into the ministry of Christian Science nursing at the Benevolent Association throughout its history. Click here to read the ...

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