Mental health/wellness

Fast asleep

What do you do if you have trouble going to sleep?

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Writing in a journal is something that helps me. I commune with God through my journal writing. It helps me get to the heart of whatever might keep me awake.

Recently, I was experiencing some restless nights. After writing a letter to God, I was able to fall fast asleep.

The letter was a few simple, but inspired lines communing with the great heart of infinite Love. Sometimes the letters might be longer. Or they might be an outpouring of gratitude.

Whatever form my journal writing takes, feeling at one with God, the Advocate who always works on our behalf, helps me to fall asleep peacefully.

I’m so grateful for the Christ, the Holy Comforter, which shows us all things.

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Repost: Colorado Wildfires

A haven during the Colorado wildfires

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As I write this, Colorado is on fire. Ten wildfires have broken out on the slopes and foothills of the Colorado Rocky Mountains, one so close to the city of Colorado Springs that whole neighborhoods are on mandatory evacuation orders. Structures have burned and major thoroughfares are jammed with cars carrying thousands of people to safety….

Media reports often speak of the unpredictable cruelty of Mother Nature. Yet the Bible gently reminds me that the motherhood of God prevails: “As one whom his mother comforteth, so will I comfort you” (Isaiah 66:13). It is the province of divine Love to tenderly nurture Her creation, for as Science and Health puts it, “In divine Science, we have not as much authority for considering God masculine, as we have for considering Him feminine, for Love imparts the clearest idea of Deity” (p. 517). Read more