"Watching" THE WAR

Finding peace when we're confronted with war

The Sentinel recently spoke with a Christian Scientist whose husband is a United States Air Force officer serving in Saudi Arabia. She spoke about the importance of prayer and of the spiritual lessons she has been learning during this difficult time.

The news has focused a great deal on the uncertainty of the present situation and on how difficult it is to know what's really going on. Is that something you've thought about?

I've actually thought about that a lot. When my husband's here I feel I can say, 'Drive safely,' and I can give all these human warning signals, and so forth. I tend to want to have human control over the situation. In a way, I think it's been good for me not to be able to have that kind of control. We've both been realizing how much we need to see our lives as residing in chanceless Principle, God. There's nothing I could do, even if he were here, that could make him any safer than that.

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Spiritual lessons for hard times
March 18, 1991

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