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Prayer stops a sexual assault

On a packed train, with no means of escape, this author found herself being touched inappropriately. At first, she felt helpless and scared. But then she realized that there was one thing she could do: She could pray.

Lost and found

Separated from his traveling companions in a foreign country, this author discovered that he wasn’t really alone. God was there, and he could trust God’s direction—completely.

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.

The right ideas when you need them

When it comes to homework assignments and projects, is it possible that you could have the ideas you need—even before you start the assignment? One author shares her experience tuning into—and being led by—divine inspiration.

Tackling peer pressure—with prayer

When this college student found himself in a group of friends who kept “trash-talking” about girls, he knew he needed to do something. But could he stand up to peer pressure and still keep his friends? Prayer opened the way.

Use your ‘superpower’

Ever felt an intuitive nudge to do something that seemed to defy logic? That might have been your spiritual sense at work. Read on to find out how you can have more of these spiritual sense moments, and why they matter.

No judgment

Religion often gets a bad rap for being “judgmental.” But this author offers a different take on what Christian Science is all about.

No ‘smell of fire’

I was playing capture the flag at camp when I fell and injured my knee. I couldn’t walk.

Are you being manipulated?

Social media mavens, advertisers, and even politicians all want one thing: your attention and buy-in. How can we protect ourselves from these subtle and not-so-subtle influences? One basic but powerful spiritual fact offers help and freedom.

The right conclusion: God made me free

It was the end of the school day. I wasn’t feeling very well.