A world in need of rescue?

Whether it’s the changing earth, natural disasters, or children caught in the crosshairs of political decisions, there is a sense of jeopardy in many corners of the globe. Where can the world look for rescue?

For much of my life, I’ve been known as a rescuer. Animals, people—if there was a need, I felt impelled to step in to meet it. But as I grew in my understanding of Christian Science, I realized I was being called to a deeper understanding of the idea of rescue.

A catalyst moment occurred when one day, completely unexpectedly, my husband and I found our adult son and his two children, both under three years old, standing on our doorstep asking to move in with us. It wasn’t long before the list of needed room rearrangements, supplies, meals, and scheduling challenges appeared somewhat overwhelming.

Overcoming suicidal thoughts
March 30, 2020

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