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?
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
“Q: How can I have a less boring life in 2022? A: I hadn’t done much to get the life I really wanted. My life wasn’t bad, but still, I was bored. Really bored. I’d thought a lot about personal satisfaction, entertainment, and excitement, but that was actually the problem: I’d thought about it. Then I woke up … More A less boring life in 2022?
From the pandemic to political division to climate disasters, today’s news begs the question “Where is God when bad things happen?” And if God is here, why doesn’t it seem to make a difference? Our guest shares a different view of God that can help you experience the kind of stability we all want these … More Where is God when bad things happen?
In answer to the question why God permits evil, the discoverer of Christian Science, Mary Baker Eddy, once replied to a student, “He didn’t create evil. It isn’t created!” (she elaborates on this subject in Christian Science versus Pantheism, pp.5-6) She explains that in the spiritual reality, there’s no opposite to good, God, and no … More Loving the Unlovable
“Divisiveness seems prevalent these days. We see it in national and international relations and in society in general. It impacts communities, churches, and families. Some would say that this is human nature, a view predicated on a perception that we are driven by fear and motivated by self-interest, in perpetual competition with our neighbor. And … More Unity—our natural inclination
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?
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