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For Teens

Is suicide the path to peace?

As a college student, this woman was consumed by everything that was wrong with her life, and the “out” of suicide seemed like the only answer. Then a friend gave her a copy of Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy.

Trusting God—and finding the perfect fit

For my first three years of high school, I felt like a puzzle piece that didn’t fit. I didn’t feel right about where I was, or who I was, either.

Why do bad things happen even if we’re praying a lot? This contributor shares how she wrestled with that question and came out with a deeper understanding of God’s omnipotence—and our God-given ability to overcome every challenge.

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.

‘Thank you, God!’

Do you have a favorite toy? Caden has a toy vacuum, a mop, two brooms, and a dustcloth. He likes to clean! But his favorite thing is his vacuum.

Stress-free—right now

Whether you’re about to take final exams, or simply facing yet another test during the school year, consider this: You don’t have to wait for the test, or the school year, to be over to find a release from stress.

Hypnotized? Not me.

“Hypnotism” might not sound like something you have to worry about. This teen discovered that rejecting hypnotism, or hypnotic thoughts, is essential to effective and quick healing.

On track with God

Though he was performing well, this runner felt overwhelmed by fear and anxiety prior to his races. In his Christian Science Sunday School class, he found a new, God-centered approach that brought him peace—and success on the track.

After her sailboat capsized, this teenager knew she had to calm the “storm” of fear in her thoughts in order to make it home again.

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.