In public and military hospitals, prisons, and hospices, when push comes to shove, there are not many who will rebuff a visit from the friendly Chaplain. These caring individuals provide spiritual nourishment by listening to all our fears and anxieties, a willing confidante giving us the opportunity to discuss existential questions in a non-threatening environment, … More Why pastoral care is integral to healthcare
“Innocence” can suggest vulnerability when dealing with evils like racism. But there’s a spiritual take on this quality that shows how it can touch a hardened heart – as a young white woman witnessed when threatened with punishment for helping black children. by Jane Hickson From the Christian Science Sentinel – June 11, 2020 Originally published in The … More Innocence that dissolves racism
For a real make-over, resolve to renovate from the inside out. Take time to explore the power of your spiritual pilot light to improve your life! … More Renovate from the inside out this New Year
Have you ever wondered what it really means to be spiritual? A great starting point is the first chapter of the Bible, Genesis, which says: “God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them. And God blessed them” (verses 27, 28). On this Sentinel Watch, … More What does it mean to be spiritual?
As we talked through the half-time state of play of his soccer match, my grandson expressed an openness to some helpful ideas I shared with him. He went back on and scored a goal immediately, and soon after I saw him patting a team-mate on the back following a similar success. Rather than counselling on … More Sports and spirituality are naturally connected