A three-year-old child was experiencing his first sailboat ride. Impressed by the expanse of water, he was besieging his mother with questions. "Is the water over my head?" "Yes," she replied. "Is it over brother's head? Over your head? Is it over Daddy's head?" Receiving the affirmative answer to all these questions, he thought for a moment, and then with absolute confidence said, "But it isn't over God's head!"

Several months later a Christian Scientist who had heard this conversation found himself in a situation so gravely serious and complicated that he was despairing of a solution and was literally saying: "It's beyond me! It's completely over my head!" Then came to him again the clear, calm, confident voice of the child, "But it isn't over God's head." With renewed hope he turned to the truths of Christian Science, which had never failed him. Certainly there is no problem too big, no situation too complicated, to defy solution when viewed in the light of Truth. When he turned radically to God for guidance, he was rewarded with the following unfoldment.

First: "Soul has infinite resources with which to bless mankind, and happiness would be more readily attained and would be more secure in our keeping, if sought in Soul" (Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy, p. 60). Because the resources of Soul, God, are infinite, they are boundless, unlimited, ever present, ever available. In fact, man has inherited the kingdom: "Son, thou art ever with me, and all that I have is thine" (Luke 15:31). Because the resources are God's, they must necessarily be beautiful, harmonious, wonderful, and good. Since God blesses man with His spiritual bounty, he is endowed with wellbeing. He is rich in Soul's unlimited good.

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