Where do we look for stability?

Originally published online on September 15, 2022

Whether in our own family or within the wider community, changes can occur that put a familiar stabilizing influence out of reach. The loss of a loved relative or a respected leader, for instance, can cause us to ask if their unique impact will be lost too. 

Over many decades, I’ve been learning how true it is that the qualities we value in others have a source that is never lost: God. Therefore, in changing times we can look for continuity in a deepening grasp of our relation to God, our oneness with all that God is, including spiritual Life, Truth, and Love.

Christian Science teaches the value of looking Spiritward in this way to discern an underlying consistency that is not at the mercy of the ebb and flow of human experience. This Science reveals the truth that God is Spirit, infinite and unchanging good, and that this is our only life.

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