Prayer paves the way for college

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I was an exceptionally busy student in high school. From academics, to varsity sports, to extracurriculars, I involved myself in a wide array of activities and learned many important life- lessons during this time. The ideals I encountered of scholarship, morality, responsibility, and leadership formed my perspective on work, family, friendship, personal worth, and purpose. And when I applied to my activities the lessons I was learning in Christian Science about God, and man as His perfect expression, I not only found answers to the day-to-day challenges I faced in school, but also experienced a demonstration of supply that has been central to my life.

My father passed on when I was in elementary school. Though my dear mother immediately began working—and taking accounting classes to gain a better understanding of business—when I was in eighth grade, she told me she was afraid we didn’t have the money to pay for my college education.

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