“Divisiveness seems prevalent these days. We see it in national and international relations and in society in general. It impacts communities, churches, and families. Some would say that this is human nature, a view predicated on a perception that we are driven by fear and motivated by self-interest, in perpetual competition with our neighbor. And … More Unity—our natural inclination
If we’re feeling there’s little we can do to contribute to healing the world’s ills, it’s worth considering the power of love impelled by God, all-powerful divine Love itself. Eric Nelson shares some insights he’s learned about Love’s healing power. By the time I arrived at my apartment, the only thing I could do was … More What does love have to do with ending a pandemic?
“I was loading dishes into the dishwasher one night, thinking, “If only I didn’t have to spend money on the babysitter’s food, I could make some headway on my debt.” I know that sounds kind of crazy. Really, how much money could I have saved? But that’s how pinched I felt at the time. Right … More Never-ending supply
“Innocence” can suggest vulnerability when dealing with evils like racism. But there’s a spiritual take on this quality that shows how it can touch a hardened heart – as a young white woman witnessed when threatened with punishment for helping black children. by Jane Hickson From the Christian Science Sentinel – June 11, 2020 Originally published in The … More Innocence that dissolves racism
As the world continues this week with headlines dominated by COVID-19, we take a look at how we can think about predictions. Even if they come as dire warnings, as our lead author points out, predictions are not set in stone. And prayer that recognizes divine Love’s all-embracing power can break through individual and collective … More DEFENSE against DISEASE
Mary Trammel shares with readers her experience of raising kids in an ecumenical family, and learning to “walk the walk,” not just talk about it. My husband and I entered parenthood knowing almost nothing about raising kids, having grown up basically as “only” children. We did read some parenting books, but their theories often seemed … More Back to School Feature: Reliable parenting books
For a real make-over, resolve to renovate from the inside out. Take time to explore the power of your spiritual pilot light to improve your life! … More Renovate from the inside out this New Year
What a joy to share these 12 (Spiritual) Days’ of Christmas inspiration from Tony Lobl, a Christian Science practitioner. Thanks, Tony! It’s so beneficial, dare I say life-changing, to see the world in this light. Start with stillness. There is always so much to be done before Christmas, so before starting go somewhere quiet to gain … More Your 12 Steps to a Stress-free Christmas
Have you ever wrestled with one of life’s biggest questions—who—or what—brought us into being? Does complexity theory, evolution or intelligent design provide the answer? Rather than looking for an answer in the usual theories, what if we took a look at this question from the perspective of an entirely spiritual Creator and creation and the … More One of life’s big questions: Who or what created us?