A heavy course load. A looming project. Lots of extracurriculars. What’s a student to do? This author found that understanding God as the “engine” for her endeavors helped to remove stress and ensure success.
Torn between two schools, this author was agonizing about her college decision, until she realized she could pray about it. Following God’s direction brought her peace—and an answer that was surprising but satisfying.
Instead of feeling excited to move forward with her life, this graduate kept wishing for the past and everything she’d left behind. How could she embrace change? A spiritual insight helped shift her perspective.
As a college student, this woman was consumed by everything that was wrong with her life, and the “out” of suicide seemed like the only answer. Then a friend gave her a copy of Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy.
During his first few weeks at college, this writer found himself in a situation he’d never encountered before: having to live with someone who was pretending he didn’t exist because of the color of his skin. Read on to discover how prayer broke through prejudice.
With just a few weeks to go before her Advanced Placement Calculus exam, this high school student felt panicked about passing the test. Prayer brought a change to her perspective—and calm confidence on test day.
On a packed train, with no means of escape, this author found herself being touched inappropriately. At first, she felt helpless and scared. But then she realized that there was one thing she could do: She could pray.
A high-school senior shares some of the spiritual ideas that have helped him pray his way through the college application and admissions process.
Every time she looked in the mirror, this teen author felt self critical and obsessed with all the things she felt she needed to change. That’s when she knew she needed a change of thought—and a spiritual beauty treatment.
Homework and tests were looming. Stress was building. How was she going to get through the week? A new insight about the presence of God’s peace broke the spell of stress.