Are you searching for the good life? Is it really possible to live a peaceful life full of purpose and meaning? Katherine Leech was looking for such a life. She’d moved away from the idea of going to church and lost her belief in God. These times often seemed tumultuous. Looking to just lead a … More Could this be your blueprint for 2019?
Years ago, this woman faced a Christmas alone. She’d moved across the country, away from family, and didn’t know many people in the area. It would have been easy for her to feel alone and depressed, but she found that when she actually “observed” Christmas, with all that that word means, she found herself happier … More How do you observe Christmas?
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?