HEALING GRIEF

The gnawing loss I felt for almost a year after my mother's passing contributed largely to my accepting and studying Christian Science. When I began to explore this Science, the profound unhappiness I felt simply slipped away. I began to gain glimpses of God's love for me.

At my father's passing a few years later, not wanting to experience the grieving I had felt earlier, I prayed to see more clearly my unity with God. I came to know that from God's perspective, my father and I were actually both His children—that my father was really my brother, so to speak, and that both my father and I were always cared for by our real Father, God. My sorrow stopped instantaneously.

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