For as long as I can remember, whenever I lost something, I would halfheartedly think to myself: “Well, nothing can ever be lost in God’s kingdom. God is always guiding me and leading me in the right direction, so He will lead me to what I have lost.
My three young students, all girls, loved to play under the table before Sunday School started. The only problem was getting them to stop playing and sit on their chairs once class began! What to do? One Sunday as I reached out to God for an answer, the idea came to just go with the flow—to use their play to teach a lesson.
Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.
With the advance of modern technology many people question or deny the existence of God. Many are unsure that religion has any validity, yet there is a yearning to find answers to questions like: “Who and what am I?” “Is there such a thing as Deity?” Mosaic law and theology that evolved from it have portrayed God as knowing good and evil.
I love a passage in Lewis Carroll’s Through the Looking Glass in which Alice is talking with the White Queen and proclaims, “One can’t believe impossible things. ” The Queen responds, “I daresay you haven’t had much practice!
The Bible is full of accounts of God’s ministering love, often represented as angels that bring healing, courage, and comfort. In Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, Mary Baker Eddy defines angels as “God’s thoughts passing to man; spiritual intuitions, pure and perfect; the inspiration of goodness, purity, and immortality, counteracting all evil, sensuality, and mortality” ( p.
There I was—sitting alone in a conference room, trying to calm down after a meeting that had deteriorated into a heated argument. The goal of the meeting was to achieve consensus on a work matter, but instead it had been a disaster.
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Once when I was sleeping, I started to cough and I couldn’t go to sleep. So the next morning, I told my mom about my cough keeping me awake.
What if there was an easy way to find and share inspirational quotes from the Bible and Mary Baker Eddy’s writings from your cellphones and mobile devices? That’s the idea behind “GoVerse”—a free app developed by TMC Youth, designed with youth in mind. As its name suggests, GoVerse is all about inspiration on the go.