There have been complaints that the campaigns of the leaders of the two major parties in our upcoming federal election have been a bit lacklustre. But could that be something to be grateful for? While there have been some negative comments towards others’ policies, let’s hope that every candidate keeps the negativity to a minimum, … More You can help to make this a win-win election
“What Christian Science has shown me about the true meaning of Easter is priceless. It is the best inheritance I can leave to my son, and the most valuable thing I can share with all of my family and friends,” writes Araceli in telling of a wonderful physical healing she experienced through the study of … More There must be more to Easter than what I’ve heard!
In our local area of the Sunshine Coast and around south-east Queensland and down the coast of NSW, people are dealing with the effects of severe weather events and flooding. Our hearts really do go out to those cleaning up, and particularly to so many who have had to deal with the cleanup many times … More Your Prayer Supports Those Affected by Floods
As Olympic Games competitors know very well, finding stillness under pressure makes a difference to both our experience and our performance. This difference we saw played out by Ash Barty on centre court at the Australian Open women’s tennis final in Melbourne this week. But we see it at all levels of sports participation, and … More The power of stillness … in sport, in life
“Q: How can I have a less boring life in 2022? A: I hadn’t done much to get the life I really wanted. My life wasn’t bad, but still, I was bored. Really bored. I’d thought a lot about personal satisfaction, entertainment, and excitement, but that was actually the problem: I’d thought about it. Then I woke up … More A less boring life in 2022?
Although travel can be frustrating at times, I’m finding there are always affirmative, upbeat things to notice as we go: the excited faces of children, the courtesy of others, and the patience of parents and travel staff. However, the presence of harmony in human affairs is not something that happens by mere accident, in a … More Be Moved by the Christ this Christmas
Do you ever feel that everybody else seems to be nicely settled but there’s no room anywhere for you? The reasons for homelessness may range widely, but at the heart of the challenge in each case is a feeling of being shut out from good. Christ Jesus’ analogy of the shepherd and the sheep gives … More There’s always room for you
From the pandemic to political division to climate disasters, today’s news begs the question “Where is God when bad things happen?” And if God is here, why doesn’t it seem to make a difference? Our guest shares a different view of God that can help you experience the kind of stability we all want these … More Where is God when bad things happen?
In answer to the question why God permits evil, the discoverer of Christian Science, Mary Baker Eddy, once replied to a student, “He didn’t create evil. It isn’t created!” (she elaborates on this subject in Christian Science versus Pantheism, pp.5-6) She explains that in the spiritual reality, there’s no opposite to good, God, and no … More Loving the Unlovable