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For Teens

‘My skin was smooth and clear’

In response to a question about acne, one writer shares how she was able to stop focusing on an ugly blemish and instead turn her thoughts toward God, and the beautiful spiritual qualities she embodies as the expression of God.

Out of the depths of depression

Severe depression, beginning in his teen years, prompted this author to doubt God’s existence. But Christian Science rescued him from his doubt—and from the overwhelming feelings of sadness and loneliness.

What matters most

 Facing a problem? Understanding God better is the answer—every time.

Hearing God clearly

With just hours to go before a performance, this musician discovered she was missing a piece of her instrument. Without it, she couldn’t play. But what could have been a disaster turned into a great opportunity to learn more about listening to God.

The path back

She hadn’t thought about God or spirituality since she was a teenager. But in a remote wilderness, with no other help, this author discovered that God, divine Love, was just as present as she’d known Him to be during her childhood.

Beauty treatment

Every time she looked in the mirror, this teen author felt self critical and obsessed with all the things she felt she needed to change. That’s when she knew she needed a change of thought—and a spiritual beauty treatment.

Stop bullying—with love

In response to a question about bullying, this author shares how he successfully faced down several bullies during his freshman year of high school: with prayer.

You’re included

We’ve all been “inspired” and “uplifted” by reading others’ healings. But have you ever thought of those healings as a promise of your own healing?

Don’t push

“Are you OK?” Taken aback, I looked up at my track coach. I had been enjoying our 100-meter sprint workout.

Safe from the storm

Hurricanes, tornadoes, hail storms. Can we really stop bad weather with prayer? One pray-er responds.