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
Suffering a lifelong condition of eczema, this mother of three children reached a point of severity with the skin condition. She writes: “I had two hours before I needed to pick my son up at playgroup, and I went to my bedroom and dropped to my knees in prayer. I was in a state of … More Healed of lifelong eczema by reading Science and Health
“Cynicism and despondency can seem the order of the day,” opens this week’s featured piece on countering the negative expectancy that has infiltrated so many hearts today. But those bleak states of mind are not where the author finishes his article. A spiritual, God-centric perspective can reverse a downward mental spiral, and this piece illustrates … More Emerging from negative expectations
Are you searching for the good life? Is it really possible to live a peaceful life full of purpose and meaning? Katherine Leech was looking for such a life. She’d moved away from the idea of going to church and lost her belief in God. These times often seemed tumultuous. Looking to just lead a … More Could this be your blueprint for 2019?
Read in the Christian Science Sentinel how this couple put lack and insufficiency behind them through a better understanding of God and His/Her care… My husband and I struggled financially the first few years of our marriage. No matter how hard we worked or how many jobs we held, there was just never enough money … More Financial Needs Met