When India went into lockdown because of the pandemic, this teenager—like those all over the world—found that her life had changed completely. Christian Science Sunday School proved to be an unexpected lifeline.
She was sure she didn’t want to take another vacation with her family. But as the time approached, this writer realized she was feeling conflicted about the whole thing. Could she really get an answer from God about something as “trivial” as this trip?
It was the state championship, and after an intense race, this runner found himself contending with fatigue in the next event. But that’s when everything he’d been putting into practice as a Christian Scientist came to his rescue.
While she was friendly with many of the students at her school, this teen yearned for a friend group of her own. When she began to pray about friendship, she not only ended up finding “her people,” but she got something even more profound: a deeper and more solid understanding of God’s love.
Ever thought you had your plans all figured out, only to discover you were headed in the wrong direction? This author did and struggled to know what to do. Turning to God for guidance wasn’t her first thought, but she was so glad when she did.
She couldn’t have been working harder on her giant final paper, but that was just the problem. The harder she worked, the more she struggled. Fortunately, she was about to discover a different approach, based on Jesus’ example, that turned the whole project around.
Imagine being rejected more than 50 times. That’s what happened to this college student as she applied for dozens of jobs after graduation. In the end, though, it wasn’t just finding a job that was so amazing, but the spiritual lessons she learned along the way.