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Seeing God’s control in the details

From the August 10, 2020 issue of the Christian Science Sentinel

Have you ever had an experience where the pending outcome looked as if it were going to be totally out of your control, maybe to the point of your thinking, “C’est la vie; time to move on”? There is a better approach! We can turn to God for the solution in such situations.   Isn’t the fundamental mind-set behind the “out of my control” thinking one of accepting that there is a power apart from or independent of good, God, sometimes taking the form of chance or luck? That even if there is a good divine power, some other power can interfere with it and produce random discord, making a lot of things out of our control? Genesis 1:31 tells us that “God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was very good.