‘Fasting’ in times of economic crisis

Those who are alert to news from Angola in the recent past can understand how the economic crisis has changed people’s habits in many ways, with regard to their professional lives, consumption habits, and lifestyles. Many companies or organizations have closed their doors and laid off their employees; many people have emigrated away from Angola for financial and other reasons.

On the other hand, those who study Christian Science know they can pray with the absolute truth, realizing that, as Mary Baker Eddy writes in Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures: “Christian Science impresses the entire corporeality,—namely, mind and body,—and brings out the proof that Life is continuous and harmonious. Science both neutralizes error and destroys it. Mankind is the better for this spiritual and profound pathology” (p. 157).

In 2016, I was let go from the construction company I’d worked with for five years. The company had no funds to settle accounts with suppliers outside of Angola, and consequently many of its important projects were being canceled by the central government.

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