Discovering our God-given worth

I began to feel a deeper respect for my existence as I learned that I was an expression of God.

Perhaps you know someone who is feeling isolated, yearning for affection, or needing better physical or mental health. That was me at one point in my life. I felt, Why live? Although I had a lovely family, I saw no purpose for my life and wished to die. What came to my rescue was a simple request from my older daughter to attend Sunday School. 

At the time, I was not interested in any religion, especially one teaching that we were all born sinners, which is how I saw Christianity. But I found out that the Christian Science Sunday School shares a very different idea: It teaches children how to defend themselves from the commonly accepted interpretation of man’s origin as mortal, material, and sinful. As I learned more about Christian Science, I found that its teachings reveal the spiritual basis of our identity, whereby we can all defend ourselves from feeling limited, unworthy, or isolated.

At one point in my life I felt,
Why live?

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November 28, 2022

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