Job and home found through prayer

There was a time when I could not find a job, and my young son and I were homeless. I would drop him off at school in the morning, not knowing where we would stay that night. We were grateful that by the end of each day, we were taken in by someone from our church; but we moved constantly from house to house.

Each day, while my son was in school, I would go to the Christian Science Reading Room to pray about the situation. One day, I recalled an essay my mother had once shared with me. It included some ideas that I found helpful as I prayed about finding a job and home. For example, the author, who is unknown, wrote, “The place you seek is seeking you, the place you need needs you. Divine Principle, Love, brings need and supply together for mutual good.” The author went on to encourage the reader to realize repeatedly during the day that “the fields; . . . are white already to harvest” (John 4:35). 

I also prayed with this statement from Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy: “Divine Love always has met and always will meet every human need” (p. 494). Of course, my human needs included work as well as a home, so as I continued to search, I held to the idea that God, divine Love, was meeting my needs.

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