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When a congressional intern prayed about partisan hatred

By Leah Schaefer (Palos Verdes Estates, CA)

From the September 30, 2019 issue of the Christian Science Sentinel

"...As overwhelming as the job felt, I knew I wasn’t really doing it on my own. I affirmed that God was right there, supporting and guiding me. Since God is infinite Mind, He is the real communicator, so I didn’t need to fix anything for these people; I just needed to express divine Love, because in reality Love was embracing us all..

Prayer that acknowledges God as supreme over all unites rather than divides us. It can help us overcome the current trend toward hateful partisanship." Read more...