Afraid to Let Go?

How brave are we about letting go of one situation for another? For example, we might have become so accustomed to an unchallenging job that it is now a comfortable rut. Perhaps it seems easier just to stay in this groove and not accept any possible change or new challenge.

Everyone, however, goes through changes, from the child going off to kindergarten to the student entering college. One's employment changes. One may get married and become a parent. The children grow up and leave home. These are sometimes difficult adjustments. They need not be. Application of Christian Science can free us from fear and the reluctance to let go of a habitual pattern of living.

God's law is always operating, causing only that which is good and progressive. Recognizing this fact, no matter what changes take place, we can demonstrate the continuity and infinitude of good. Mrs. Eddy writes, "God expresses in man the infinite idea forever developing itself, broadening and rising higher and higher from a boundless basis." Science and Health, p. 258;

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