Life is not a game of chance

A version of this article was published in The Christian Science Monitor’s Christian Science Perspective column, June 27, 2019, with the title “Life is more than a game of chance.”

Suppose you were driving home over a snowy mountain pass on New Year’s Day and suddenly heard a loud dragging sound that told you something wasn’t right with your car. And you knew that would mean an hours-long wait for roadside assistance at the base of the mountain. What do you think the chances would be that, despite the cold temperatures, a group of young men with the skills to not only assess the problem but fix it would be chatting outside a corner shop right where you pulled over?

That’s what happened to my daughter and me at the beginning of this year. The young men crawled under our car to investigate, fetched their tools, and in short order had fixed the part that had come loose on our car.

We can actually experience in very tangible ways the consistency of God, who is wholly good.

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