Prayer stops a sexual assault

Originally appeared online in the teen series: Trending - March 16, 2018

Right after college, I moved to another country. It was my first time in a busy metropolis and my first time taking public transportation during rush hour. On this particular day, the streetcar I was riding was so crowded that you literally couldn’t move in any direction or turn around. 

A few minutes into my ride, I realized that I was being touched inappropriately. Because the train was so crowded, there was no way I could physically stop or escape the assault. I felt trapped and afraid. 

I was new in my study of Christian Science, but I understood enough to know that even if I felt helpless, I could still pray. So my very simple, heartfelt prayer was, “God, tell me what to do.”

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