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[Original in German]
One time I had arranged with some friends to attend a concert...
One time I had arranged with some friends to attend a concert by a very popular band. Since we had tickets for reserved seats and therefore would be sitting next to one another anyway, we decided to meet in the concert hall. However, when I got there, I could not find my ticket. At first I thought it would be impossible to get in. Because at rock concerts there are always young people trying to get in free, extra security officials were positioned around the hall.
I tried to get my thinking in order by refusing to accept this claim of loss. Next I thoroughly searched my route to the bus stop, but without success. In the meantime the concert had begun and the bus I'd taken had left too. So I called a Christian Science practitioner. We reasoned together, proceeding from the standpoint that, in the first place, I was God's child, His idea, endowed with divine qualities. All others were, just like me, His children—united with God and therefore cognizant of the truth. I knew they were being led by God too. When I recognized this I knew I could go forward courageously; I did not need to fear anything. I could not lose what rightfully belonged to me, even though I did not have the ticket in my hand. Truth prevails, nothing can oppose it.
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