Finding safety in our true environment

What if we were able to experience a totally pure and safe environment—not just at some future time, but now?

I got a whiff of just that as a relatively new student of Christian Science, when my trust in God was tested by the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear meltdown. In the period of intense fear following the tragedy, a relative called, wanting us to fly from London to New Zealand to flee the potential impact of the radioactive smoke and dust drifting out of Ukraine. 

I paused before responding. On the one hand, I shared the dread of what might happen. On the other hand, I’d begun to learn that we are truly children of God, and that as God’s creation we “live, and move, and have our being” in God, Spirit, as the Bible says (Acts 17:28). I could see that the opposite belief that we live, move, and have our being in that which isn’t Spirit—in matter—was the foundation of the fear we were feeling.

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