We do not need to accept that any disease or problem defines us. But this is more than just disassociating a material problem from a material view of ourselves. Instead, it’s letting our thought be consistently oriented to fully accepting that we are so much more than what a physical body presents.
I knew it was right to see my family member as a brother in Christ, as someone who is inseparable from his Maker, divine Love. But it was difficult to see beyond the human sense of right and wrong, of victims and villains.
It was senior year, and everything was going so well . . . until this author began picking herself apart and feeling like she could never measure up. What turned it around? Digging deeper into what her identity really is, with the help of Science and Health.
Low self esteem, anxiety, and depression seemed like the norm for this writer, and she struggled to understand who she was or why she even existed. When a text message from her brother sent her to Science and Health for answers, her rage unexpectedly turned to relief and awe.
A large and growing fire forced evacuations of thousands and threatened hundreds of homes in our guest's city. Elizabeth shares how she prayed and tells of the dramatic and unexpected reversal to safety in the situation, despite dire predictions.
While talk about the pandemic continued to swirl around us in many forms, I was no longer disturbed by these conversations, knowing that in reality God is caring perfectly for me, my husband, and all of creation.
I took a firm stand for my God-given right to be free and to walk painlessly. As I did, a great sense of dominion and joy rose up in me. With each step, the conviction of God’s loving presence and care grew.