This is an excerpt of an article by Mark Raffles. You can read the entire article here on JSH Online. Are you lonely? Does it seem as if everyone has someone special but you? When faced with the challenge of loneliness, many believe that the solution lies in becoming more popular or attractive. They may … More Your right to companionship
“Today, I feel like an unblemished rosebud! Thanks to an understanding, through my study of Christian Science, of what I really am, I see the “real me”—my spiritual, totally innocent nature as a child of God. This “me” or identity can never be touched or marred by any human circumstance, as I discovered years ago. … More Freedom from shame
PETER J. HENNIKER HEATON From the April 1949 issue of The Christian Science Journal Christ Jesus rose from the tomb. This is no empty story,remote and far away.In an actual year on a certain dayJesus rose from the tomb and spoke in a garden with Mary. Then he showed himself againto Peter and James and John,seafaring sane young men,not … More Easter Certainty
I vividly remember standing in the hot corridor of the storage rental facility. My husband and I were newly married and needed to store our belongings while we traveled and looked for new housing. That day, he was clocking hours at work as a service technician, while my work was more flexible. The storage unit … More Angel messages – faster than text messages?
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
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
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 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
We can experience the comfort promised in the Bible when someone we love passes on. The recognition of God’s loving care for us, and them, washes away all the dark thoughts and brings a new outlook. Read Louis Benjamin’s story of healing . . . “When my wife passed on after decades of a loving marriage, … More When a loved one passes on