Prayer and our 'blessing business'

Four years ago, the boat business that my husband and I own was in need of a serious jump-start. We’d been selling fast high-end recreational trawlers for about six years, and we suddenly found ourselves in need of customers. As students of Christian Science, our first inclination was to turn to God for inspiration, answers, and direction. But then, within a few short months, the stock market took a dive and what we now know as “the economic recession” took off. This wasn’t exactly the answer to prayer I was expecting!

At first, I felt only a sense of burden, and quite frankly annoyance, at our situation. There was little, if any, joy in my thought. That was my first hurdle to overcome. Slowly, I began to see that this challenge was simply an opportunity to prove my love for God and my trust in His healing power. And so I plunged into the study of Christian Science as I never had before.

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