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2016

The greatest gift

When it seems like there’s so much going wrong in the world, is there anything we can do to help? There is. And it begins with letting the light of Christ shine in our own “dark places.”

Pay attention!

Stumped by a project, this author had a breakthrough when she realized the idea she needed was already there. All she had to do was pay attention and trust God, divine Mind, to lead the way. 

Facing down fatigue

It seemed like there was no solution. She hadn’t gotten any sleep and wouldn’t be able to get much more for a couple days. Was there a spiritual solution to her fatigue? This author discovered: Yes!

Can we tell the future?

This author found herself looking ahead to a project with stress and dread. But two simple steps shifted her perspective and brought her a conviction of the presence of God’s goodness—and speedy success.

How do you know?

When you’re facing a tough moral decision, how can you know if you’re really headed in the right direction? One author shares, from her own experience, how she’s found spiritual sense to be a reliable, and unerring, guide.

Where do I belong?

Struggling to find friends and a feeling of belonging at her new school, this author found an answer to her problems by getting a new perspective—a spiritual perspective.

I couldn’t deny it

Fiction: “Christian Science just denies bad things are happening. ” Fact: The word denial is one that’s often used in psychology, but it’s used very differently in Christian Science.

Prayer that moves you forward

How can we pray in a way that’s more effortless, and more effective? A day of sailing helped this author find answers to that question, and gave new momentum to her prayers.

The ultimate comfort

Lying on her bed in a state of despair, this author wanted comfort. What she got was so much more.

If you’re tempted to cheat

Overwhelmed by the academics in her new school, this author prayed for a solution. The specific—and unexpected—divine guidance that followed not only helped her succeed on a difficult exam, but it also supported her in facing down the temptation to cheat.