After I had been divorced for two years, and my children...

After I had been divorced for two years, and my children were grown and on their own, I found myself alone for the first time. I missed terribly the family life I once had.

Being a Christian Scientist, I knew that feeling hurt and left out was not part of God's love for me. I thought of a Bible verse from the book of John: "And ye now therefore have sorrow: but I will see you again, and your heart shall rejoice, and your joy no man taketh from you." Knowing this, I realized I was undivorced from the truth.

Being the expression of a Father-Mother God who is universal Love, I was not limited to expressing a mother's love for her immediate family; now I realized my job was to love the family of man. I stopped feeling sorry for myself and began to be grateful for the opportunity to express more of this Christly love.

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November 16, 1992

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