Sometimes life looks like an insurmountable mountain. But when the going gets rough, and fear haunts our path, it helps to remember Christ Jesus’ statement, “If you have faith as a mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move; and nothing will be impossible for you” (Matthew 17:20, New King James Version).
It is with great gratitude that I love to say I have always been blessed by Christian Science. From early childhood, when I attended a Christian Science Sunday School, I was glad to think of myself as a Christian Scientist and to be able to turn to God for every need.
When I was growing up, my mom had a drinking problem. She worked and successfully supported two little children after becoming a widow, but she drank to relieve the pressure.
“I think I’m in love with someone else. ” My husband’s words cut deeply.
The nights were the worst. The moment my head hit the pillow painful memories of past bad decisions came to life, along with self-condemnation and sadness.
When I was growing up, my favorite movie was The Wizard of Oz. The protagonist is a girl named Dorothy.
I was raised as a Christian Scientist. I always loved going to Sunday School and learning about God, studying the Bible Lesson from the Christian Science Quarterly, and learning to play hymns on the piano.
It was the night before my final examination for Contracts Law, and I was sitting on my bedroom floor, feeling completely desperate. I knew I was not ready for the exam, and I felt that any last-minute studying I did would be pointless.
The following healing changed the way I pray. It was a milestone for me, one that I turn to when I am facing a challenge and need to remember what prayer can do.
Christian Science has taught me to remember the truth that God is good—only good. This teaching has really helped me to solve multiple problems in many situations.