The evidence of the answer


We’ve walked around this lake countless times,
telling stories; sharing hopes, jokes, and discoveries;
taking turns to comfort and encourage and, at times, offer each other a healing balm.

Oh, the stories this lake could tell!

Once you asked,
“What is Christian Science?”

I paused.
   I felt I had to skate around stereotypes and assumptions
   until I found a nervous balance between 
      what I thought you knew and what I hoped you would understand.
   But I took in the blue sky, reflected in the still, blue lake,
   reminding me of Love’s clarity, reflected in the calm depth of friendship.

And then, I knew the answer.

It is the law of God, good, governing and guiding each of us.
It is the law of Truth, revealing what we truly are.
It is the law of Love, confirming that we are the evidence*
   that Love is harmonious, always with us,
   even as we’ve walked around this lake countless times.

Kim Crooks Korinek

*See Mary Baker Eddy, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, p. 29

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