A few years into the 20th century an article of Mary Baker Eddy’s titled “Christmas as in Christian Science” was published in the New York World, a daily newspaper with a readership of over 300,000. The article still makes for inspiring reading in the 21st century. And that’s not just because it gives us pause in regard to … More More Meaning for Christmas
Have you noticed how many people believe that allergies are common and accept that they must suffer from them? The fear of the onset of these uncomfortable symptoms at certain times of the year—spring and autumn primarily—seems prevalent. Weather reports advise residents to limit their outdoor activities. Yet there is a way to not only … More Healthy in all seasons
Do you feel like you have hit rock bottom and you don’t know what to do? On today’s Sentinel Watch you will hear from a woman who was faced with a debilitating disease that was said to have no cure. But even in the face of that hopeless prediction, she found a way back up to complete … More Hit rock bottom? There’s a way back up
By Leslie J. Revilock Amid continuing revelations of sexual harassment and assault, there has been much discussion about masculinity. An article in The Christian Science Monitor late last year reported that, according to Michael Kimmel, founder of the Center for the Study of Men and Masculinities at Stony Brook University in New York, men are grappling … More Real Manhood
Kay Stroud The recent disclosures about “fake news” in the media illustrate that we need to be more alert than ever to discern if what’s being said is fact or fiction. So, now, maybe for the first time, we’re actively seeking truth, rather than blindly accepting everything we hear or read as fact. Even in the … More Clearing up “fake news” on every front
When asked what can be done about the epidemic of drug abuse, some people respond that it doesn’t affect them specifically so they don’t really need to be concerned. Others say that the problem is too big, so what’s the point in even trying to help? Yes, there are many unselfish citizens and first responders … More Drug abuse: we can do something about it
Have you ever wondered what it really means to be spiritual? A great starting point is the first chapter of the Bible, Genesis, which says: “God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them. And God blessed them” (verses 27, 28). On this Sentinel Watch, … More What does it mean to be spiritual?
Read in the Christian Science Sentinel how this couple put lack and insufficiency behind them through a better understanding of God and His/Her care… My husband and I struggled financially the first few years of our marriage. No matter how hard we worked or how many jobs we held, there was just never enough money … More Financial Needs Met
Are you one of the millions of people wondering if there really is a God? Or even one of those that feel sure there isn’t? Or perhaps you are sure there is God but are not feeling a clear sense of His love any more. Sentinel Watch’s guest responds to your questions, sent in via the … More Is God real?