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How can I find a feeling of purpose?

When nothing’s going on, it’s easy to feel like you don’t have purpose. But this author offers a different take: Purpose isn’t dependent on external circumstances but is actually built in to who yo...

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When you’re facing the unknown

Struggling with uncertainty and fear about the future, this author needed an answer. What she found in the Bible allayed her fears and helped her stop worrying about what came next.

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Help stop the spread of fear

If you—or your friends—are feeling afraid about what’s going on in the world, there is something you can do to help. You can actually disengage from fear. This author explains how—and why saying no...

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What the news won’t tell you

Glued to your phone for updates on the latest terrifying thing sweeping the globe? Christian Science can help us productively navigate our consumption of—and response to—information.

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What I’m learning about contagion

It always happened like this: A family member or friend had a cold, and then I had a cold. It seemed almost inevitable. However, from the time I was little, I had been learning something diffe...

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‘I feel like I don’t have faith in God’

What can you do when you feel like you don’t have faith? This writer shares a healing that taught her a lesson about where faith comes from and how to find it.

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When things don’t go the way you planned

When none of the opportunities this college student had planned for herself ended up working out, she initially felt frantic. But soon, prayer led her to the surprising realization that instead of...

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What am I supposed to think about the bad stuff?

When bad things happen, what are we supposed to think? And how can we reconcile our faith in God as All and all good with the fact that we still see awful stuff in the world around us? “I’ve never...

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Turn off the noise

When flu symptoms became a problem for this counselor and several others on staff, he found a powerful antidote to the belief of contagion by “tuning in” to God’s reassurances of health and safety.

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Stay connected

Social media has its upsides, but it can also provoke envy and self criticism. One author shares how she responds to the impulse to stay connected, and how that has transformed her approach to Face...