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Supply invariably meets demand

A Christian Science perspective.

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What an astonishing assertion! Yet it is the underlying principle many people have glimpsed when they’ve turned to God for guidance and provision.

This principle can be applied right now to fears that our world doesn’t have sustainable energy sources and risks environmental damage by developing all available fuels.

Every problem has a solution. Supply invariably meets demand. Why be afraid when God will supply us with the breakthrough thinking that will meet our environmental, conservation, business, and political needs? We can take the mental energy that we’ve invested in fear and criticism, and redirect it toward prayerful problem solving.

No matter our political persuasions, we can eliminate fear by devoting ourselves to the honest achievement of finding solutions that do the least evil and the most good. Mary Baker Eddy, the founder of the Monitor, who accomplished an astonishing amount of inspired problem solving, patiently counseled: “From a human standpoint of good, mortals must first choose between evils, and of two evils choose the less; and at present the application of scientific rules to human life seems to rest on this basis” (“Miscellaneous Writings 1883-1896,” p. 289).

When we free our creative problem solving from fear by trusting that the infinite Mind, divine Love, is the source of our inspiration, then we can confidently choose among the present options the ones that do the least evil and the most good. Our humility will be rewarded, and will supply the guidance and creativity to continually improve our options.

God is our sustainable energy source. And God loves and protects all creation. This divine Love, this infinite Mind, is giving humanity the ideas, talent, resources, and opportunities needed to demonstrate sustainable energy.

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