Overcoming resistance brings healing

I had traveled to Boston from New York to attend the Annual Meeting of The Mother Church and the related activities of the preceding weekend. This trip had felt entirely God-directed and was especially meaningful to me, as it represented a major step of progress in my spiritual growth and practice of Christian Science. 

I had been quietly cherishing this trip for months in advance and throughout the weekend. But there were some challenges. I chuckled to myself that the unofficial theme of my weekend was “overcoming resistance,” which came repeatedly in the form of self-condemnation and doubt. It started before I even got on the train, with the thought “Maybe I shouldn’t go.” And throughout the weekend I continued to struggle with thoughts such as “I’m not doing enough to contribute to this Cause. I’m not worthy of being here.” 

In the only, now and always
October 21, 2019

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