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?’
Do you ever feel that everybody else seems to be nicely settled but there’s no room anywhere for you? The reasons for homelessness may range widely, but at the heart of the challenge in each case is a feeling of being shut out from good. Christ Jesus’ analogy of the shepherd and the sheep gives … More There’s always room for you
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?
For today’s contributor, a better understanding of God was key in finding her freedom from a 20-year smoking habit and the effects it was having on her health. “When I reached the end of the book, I realized that I wasn’t smoking anymore. I was surprised because, honestly, I hadn’t noticed that I had stopped … More Healed of a smoking addiction