We arrived at the Samaria Gorge in Crete, Greece, just as the sun was rising. The sunbeams bathed the towering rocks in a warm light, and I was excited to begin our 11-mile descent down the gorge.
She couldn’t stand her classmate. Even being in the same room together was awful. If only this girl could change, then things would be better—or so this author thought…until she really started to pray about the situation.
As a winter storm raged outside, this college student battled her own storm of feeling unworthy, unloved, and sick. But a single call to a Christian Science practitioner stopped the internal storm and allowed the light of healing to break through.
After he lost an item that had a lot of sentimental value, this author headed out to look for it. But it was prayer, not the search itself, that helped him find it—and that brought home a powerful spiritual lesson.
For this author, monthly menstrual pain seemed normal—until she began digging deeper into what she’d learned in the Christian Science Sunday School.
When a demanding school backpacking trip sparked fear and worry among her and her classmates, this author realized that her understanding of God’s presence and care empowered her to help—and that she actually could.
Anything that seems bad about us, or wrong with us, is really just a distorted view. That’s what this teenager learned, thanks to a little help from an app on his phone … and a spiritual insight.
It was his first mountain biking run during a long-awaited summer trip, so when he crash-landed after a jump, this teen wondered if the rest of his vacation was ruined. Fortunately, he quickly realized there was something he could do: He could pray.
“Hypnotism” might not sound like something you have to worry about. This teen discovered that rejecting hypnotism, or hypnotic thoughts, is essential to effective and quick healing.
Though he was performing well, this runner felt overwhelmed by fear and anxiety prior to his races. In his Christian Science Sunday School class, he found a new, God-centered approach that brought him peace—and success on the track.