Prayer for Southern California - A Christian Science perspective from The Christian Science Monitor


“Be still, and know that I am God” (Psalms 46:10)

A friend from Southern California called and told me she was evacuated from her home because her town was directly in the path of a fire. She asked me to join her in prayer. I of course agreed to pray with her, for the safety of her home and for the whole of her community.

My friend and I texted over the days she wasn’t allowed to return to her home. We shared spiritual insights we were gaining from prayer. My prayers were focused on attaining a deeper sense of the divine calm mentioned by the Psalmist: “Be still, and know that I am God” (Psalms 46:10). This stillness allows us to hear God’s assurances of the presence of divine power, which begin to replace fear with trust in that power. I felt God’s love embracing all, including my friend.  Read more on csmonitor.com.

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