The power to push back

Originally appeared online in the teen series: Why I'm a Christian Scientist - June 29, 2021.

Push back. I was alone in my car when I heard the words. 

Push back. Could they have been an answer to prayer? After all, I had been praying. But I didn’t really know what those words meant, so I asked God to help me understand why they were important.

I found myself thinking about when I lived in New York City and rode some very crowded subways. If you let the other riders push you when you’re standing in those moving subway trains, you might fall over. You have to stand your ground and gently push back. Enough so that you won’t be pushed around.

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