My career plan—and God's

A Number of years ago, I had just graduated from college and needed a job. I knew from previous experience that the best way to meet any need was through prayer. I didn't pray to get a job, but to understand myself as I truly am: a spiritual, complete, immortal idea of God, already possessing all good.

After such praying, it came to me to apply for a job at a large aircraft plant nearby. But I wasn't the least bit interested in airplanes or aircraft production or anything of the sort! Humanly, I had my future all outlined, and working at this aircraft plant didn't fit into my plan. I wanted what I wanted in the way I wanted it. Sound familiar?

Prayer, though, brings us into line with our true being as God's likeness. When we don't follow through we are, in effect, disobeying God because we are disobeying the divine intuitions that come to us as a result of prayer. I'm sorry to say, at this time I wasn't quite willing to follow the direction that was coming to me through prayer, and so I took a different job, which sounded much more interesting to me.

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