What it means to be good

“Do you remember a moment, maybe in your childhood, when you felt really good because of something good you had done? Maybe an adult told you how good you were, or maybe you felt an intrinsic sense of goodness about something you said or did. I remember the first time I experienced this feeling. My first-grade … More What it means to be good

A cycle of illness ends

Joan Atkinson relates in a recent testimony: “Some years ago, during supper one evening I began feeling very dizzy. I soon became nauseous as well and had to lie down. I was unable to pray effectively for myself, so I called a Christian Science practitioner, which eased my fear. Still, the condition lasted two full … More A cycle of illness ends

From disdain to RESPECT

Real respect for others can feel hard to muster sometimes; so can respect for ourselves. The author of this week’s article eventually discovered, through prayer, study and putting the resulting inspiration into practice, that respect for ourselves and others is a natural outcome of our growing understanding of the perfection of God and God’s idea, … More From disdain to RESPECT

“Church can heal divisions,” Christian Scientists say at annual meeting

By Kevin E. Ness  Given the looming challenges the world faces—strife, corruption, climate crisis, health care costs—Christian Scientists at their church’s annual meeting in Boston reaffirmed their faith that the things of the Spirit are what the world most needs. Church members indicated their commitment to proving “the reliability of practical Christian healing.” Among the … More “Church can heal divisions,” Christian Scientists say at annual meeting