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My Eureka Moment

From the June 2022 issue of The Christian Science Journal


Legend has it that upon noticing his body displaced a certain amount of water as he got into a bathtub, Archimedes made an important scientific discovery, causing him to exclaim, “Eureka!” One night I had my own eureka moment—in the bathtub—that involved the displacement not of H 2 O but of a false concept of my relationship to God. Earlier that day an article in the Journal titled “ God doesn’t have grandchildren ” had caught my attention.