As I left the city one evening, the most beautiful sunset I'd ever seen encompassed me with radiance. Vibrant colors seemed alive on all sides as I ascended and descended an overpass.

I was awestruck as I drove through the fading hues of the sun. I thought, "That sunlight is like God's love, filling all space." As a Bible writer says, "Whither shall I go from thy spirit? or whither shall I flee from thy presence?" (Ps. 139:7). I thanked God for His love, direction, and protection.

Earlier that evening I had been wrestling with resentment. A committee I chaired had set up some plans for an event, but steps had been taken contrary to what I'd recommended. I blamed one particular person for reversing my plans. I struggled to feel the truth of these words: "Divine Love corrects and governs man" (Science and Health, p. 6). I prayed to see this other person as God's child, and not to condemn that individual. Initially, I wanted to speak sharply to this person, but instead I prayed to see more clearly that, just as the sun knows nothing of darkness, so God's love knows nothing unlike itself.

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No gaps in God's Love
June 26, 2000

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