“The friend I spoke to told me the weather forecast was for a hot, dry day with high winds—dangerous conditions. I knew she was a religious person, so I mentioned to her that in the Lord’s Prayer we pray, “Thy will be done” (see Matt. 6:10). Certainly, a raging bush fire was not God’s will. … More Certainly, a raging bush fire is not God’s will
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?
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
By Kevin Ness For many people today, the phrase “sending thoughts and prayers” has become a meaningless cliché. Christian Scientists’ annual meeting on June 4 offered the view that it doesn’t have to be that way. Church members gathered at the denomination’s Mother Church in Boston and via live video streaming here in Australia and … More Church can be “a place of light,” say Christian Scientists at annual meeting