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Prayer brings healing and spiritual growth

Last year, as I was picking up my two-year-old son at school, his teacher called my attention to several places on his neck where there was a red rash. The rashes appeared to be spreading to other parts of his body as well.

God and the goldfish

In a cozy tank, in a sunny room, lives a fantail goldfish named Molly. Molly is a happy fish and likes to spend her days swimming and blowing bubbles.

Truth with a capital T

I had given up on organized religion. While I attended and loved a Christian church my entire childhood, as an adult I wanted something that was more inclusive and didn’t feel so condemning.

Ruminate? Or accept God’s thoughts?

When I’ve been faced with sickness or an accident, sometimes I’ve also been confronted with thoughts such as these: Oh, good Lord, not again! What could be causing this? My dad had this. It’s inherited.

The art of spiritual sculpture

Mary Baker Eddy makes many references in her writings to the arts, including music, painting, photography, pottery, and sculpture. As the Discoverer and Founder of Christian Science, Mrs.

A government of God

With such a diverse population sharing the earth’s surface, the emotional climate at election time can run high. As issues are articulated, positions taken, and lines of opinion are drawn, citizens can feel caught in the crossfire of a mental battlefield—feeling alienated, outnumbered, angry, depressed, vilified, or misunderstood.

Conquering destructive criticism

“I’m too critical,” I confided to a friend. I didn’t like this about myself.

On the web

Christian Science Sentinel—Audio Podcast How can prayer heal issues related to generational poverty? by Martha Moffett This podcast tackles the intertwined issues of poverty and violence, including how we can get to the root of the problem and bring about practical, healing results. for more, visit:  sentinel.

How can we pray about suicide?

After a friend from high school committed suicide, this author felt impelled to pray more consistently for anyone, anywhere who might be feeling hopeless.

When God broke through

For this author, a black belt test in tae kwon do became a turning point in her understanding and practice of Christian Science.