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Cooperation through humility

One of the key points in the editorial on the facing page is that Asia’s future will depend largely on how nations use their World War II history. The article also conveys some Asian nations’ recent tendency to “exploit historical wrongs to gain a geopolitical advantage” instead of promoting ideals that unite.

The right use of history in Asia’s future

For a few weeks in 2015, Greece tried to revive memories of Germany’s Nazi past to gain an advantage in negotiations for another European bailout of the Greek economy. It didn’t work.

Make our planting timely, true

Make our planting timely, true,    Governed by a power benign; Nourish by a heavenly dew    All the branches and the vine. —Maria Louise Baum, Christian Science Hymnal, No.

Lost and found

I have a hamster named Bear. One time, Bear got out of his cage.

Three words that changed everything

Things seemed pretty hopeless when I walked into the Christian Science Reading Room that day. I was working at a retail store in a dead-end job that offered little hope for advancement.

The firmest foundation

At a table at a writers’ conference, I presented to the other participants an idea for a story about my immigrant father’s challenges in his new land. Although I had not written a book before, I wanted to make the story into a book and share it with others.

Prayer makes a difference

Many years ago, before I found Christian Science, I had traveled to another country to marry my fiancé, who was stationed overseas in the military. The requirement before we could apply for a license to marry was that I had to be in the country for about 12 days.

Our one and only Mind

Many readers of this magazine will be familiar with Christ Jesus’ statement: “No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon” ( Matthew 6:24 ).

On the web

Christian Science Sentinel—Audio Podcast God—the constant source of good by Marjorie Kehe Have you ever felt as if someone else had control over your life? Listen in as Marjorie tells how she discovered that God governs her life, and how that discovery brought goodness and peace. for more, visit:  sentinel.

A Valentine wish

As Valentine’s Day approaches, thoughts of love and romance are prevalent. This can be a good thing if one is in love, but what if one is alone and longing for companionship? Years ago I remember sitting alone on Valentine’s Day, feeling depressed and lonely.