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For Teens

Stress-free paper writing

It was exam time. I had already written five papers and had two more to go.

A backpacking breakthrough

When a demanding school backpacking trip sparked fear and worry among her and her classmates, this author realized that her understanding of God’s presence and care empowered her to help—and that she actually could.

Beating the graduation blues

Instead of feeling excited to move forward with her life, this graduate kept wishing for the past and everything she’d left behind. How could she embrace change? A spiritual insight helped shift her perspective.

I didn’t buy that app

Anything that seems bad about us, or wrong with us, is really just a distorted view. That’s what this teenager learned, thanks to a little help from an app on his phone … and a spiritual insight.

Praying about mental health

As a twenty-something, this writer faced scary symptoms that pointed to a mental health issue. But what she was learning in Christian Science about God as Mind—the only Mind—not only empowered her to pray, but led to complete healing and freedom.

A quick healing after a mountain biking accident

It was his first mountain biking run during a long-awaited summer trip, so when he crash-landed after a jump, this teen wondered if the rest of his vacation was ruined. Fortunately, he quickly realized there was something he could do: He could pray.

Finding my way

This young dancer thought she’d come to Europe to land a role in a ballet company. But it turned out that there were bigger—spiritual—lessons in store for her as she began to discover more about God’s care and guidance.

Exactly the right idea

On a hot Saturday morning in June, my mom, my brother, and I packed a bunch of luggage into my car. My brother and I were heading that day to our favorite place on earth—a camp for Christian Scientists.

How can I stop feeling so ugly?

Feeling ugly? So was this author. But it wasn’t a makeover, or new clothes, or a better haircut that helped her feel more beautiful. It was a better understanding of God.

How does a Christian Science healing happen?

When we pray for healing, are we changing something? Getting God to intervene in our lives? This author dives into the “how” of healing and looks at what’s really happening.