If I know, you know

In this excerpt of a Sentinel Watch podcast, adapted for print, Jenny Sawyer talks with Beth Packer, a Christian Science practitioner from Berry, New South Wales, Australia. To hear the podcast, visit sentinel.christianscience.com/youknow   Jenny Sawyer: We’re going to be talking about oneness. And how understanding more about it can lead to more effective healing. Our guest … More If I know, you know

From annual resolutions to daily resolve

Each New Year, people express their determination to drop unhelpful habits. While it generally proves easier to state the intent than to keep the resolution, the tradition points to both a widespread yearning to better ourselves and the conviction that it’s possible. I share that conviction. But over many years, I’ve found that betterment comes … More From annual resolutions to daily resolve

Thanksgiving acknowledges God’s care for us. Your invitation . . .

This month is a time of Thanksgiving in many parts of the world, and for Christian Scientists, too. And we study a Bible Lesson on this subject. In the Bible Lesson this November, there are readings about how perfectly God has made us, how much God loves us, his care for us, and the gratitude … More Thanksgiving acknowledges God’s care for us. Your invitation . . .

The practicality of God’s supply

“The human economy with its law of demand and supply—its fluctuating stock market figures, inflation, and interest rates—may not be readily understood by all of us. Yet, its impact is seen in the rising cost of food, soaring petrol prices, unaffordable homes, pricey child-care, unsustainable inflation, and predictions of looming recession. This is felt in very … More The practicality of God’s supply

Christian Scientists ask at annual meeting, ‘How do you see the world?’

Hope. Courage. Resilience. Forgiveness. These words mean more, not less, against a backdrop of war, suffering and violence. The June 6 annual meeting of The First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston, MA, USA highlighted this message. Church members gathered in-person and online, including members of the Christian Science Society, Sunshine Coast located in Maroochydore, … More Christian Scientists ask at annual meeting, ‘How do you see the world?’

Anxious about the environment?

Like so many people today, Curtis wondered, “What will it take for the renewal that really secures a healthy environment?” He writes, “The answer begins with something that happens individually—something that, if we can commit to it, will bring about a grand change collectively. It’s a renewal that’s essentially in thought and fundamentally spiritual. More … More Anxious about the environment?