Led by God’s direction at the office

When my boss, her boss, and the person to whom we all reported left the university I worked for, I suddenly found myself in charge of a large office that submitted thousands of research proposals each year on behalf of the organization. As if that were not enough, a large funding opportunity became available that created the need for our office to handle an additional 2,000 proposals in a short period of time. Severe budget cuts meant employees had to work fewer hours and also prevented us from hiring more staff. When I learned of the situation, I went home and cried. I had no idea how to handle this.

My husband put his arms around me and told me I had a choice to make. I could simply resign, or I could turn to God for guidance. This second suggestion was a comforting one, and I stopped crying, hugged my husband, and called a Christian Science practitioner. A practitioner is someone who prays for those who ask, and that seemed like something I needed!

The practitioner agreed to help me, and we started with the idea that God is Mind. Since there is one God, there can be only one Mind that governs all of us, His spiritual creation; and that Mind has to govern harmoniously, because how could one source send out conflicting ideas? Since I, like all of God’s children, express this one Mind, I had the natural capability to listen for God’s direction at each and every step, and to hear clearly what He was revealing to me. 

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