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
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?
There have been complaints that the campaigns of the leaders of the two major parties in our upcoming federal election have been a bit lacklustre. But could that be something to be grateful for? While there have been some negative comments towards others’ policies, let’s hope that every candidate keeps the negativity to a minimum, … More You can help to make this a win-win election
“What Christian Science has shown me about the true meaning of Easter is priceless. It is the best inheritance I can leave to my son, and the most valuable thing I can share with all of my family and friends,” writes Araceli in telling of a wonderful physical healing she experienced through the study of … More There must be more to Easter than what I’ve heard!
In our local area of the Sunshine Coast and around south-east Queensland and down the coast of NSW, people are dealing with the effects of severe weather events and flooding. Our hearts really do go out to those cleaning up, and particularly to so many who have had to deal with the cleanup many times … More Your Prayer Supports Those Affected by Floods
As Olympic Games competitors know very well, finding stillness under pressure makes a difference to both our experience and our performance. This difference we saw played out by Ash Barty on centre court at the Australian Open women’s tennis final in Melbourne this week. But we see it at all levels of sports participation, and … More The power of stillness … in sport, in life