Our society pays attention to the people who speak up. People who speak in a loud, clear voice can persuade others; they explain things; they outline the choices.
During the invasion of Kuwait by Saddam Hussein, I served in the United States Army in Iraq, and when my US National Guard infantry unit was deployed in 2003, I fully expected to return. During that time, I began to read the Quran to better understand how Muslims think.
That familiar saying is based on a concept which many of us pray with every day of our lives, and it has a more profound meaning than is often realized. Christ Jesus, quoting Deuteronomy 6:5 and Leviticus 19:18 , commanded his followers to love God and their neighbor as themselves (see Mark 12:30, 31 ).
John Minard, a practitioner and teacher of Christian Science based in New Jersey, and Elisabeth (“Libby”) Hoffman, a Christian Scientist who is the founder and President of Catalyst for Peace, were guests on this Sentinel live chat, responding to questions from site visitors. Libby also co-founded Fambul Tok, which has done much to build peace in Sierra Leone.
Christian Science Sentinel Life that never stops by Cindy Snowden “I was keenly aware that she had passed from my human experience, but I also felt strongly that she wasn’t really ‘gone. ’ I had been making the trip to witness Life, and that was still possible for me to do in my prayers.
A champion skiier reflects on the metaphysical ideas that helped him succeed.
I awoke one morning with sun slanting through my window, announcing a bright spring day. But I felt terrible and itchy.
My name is Hannah, and I live in Grand Ledge, Michigan. I am in second grade, and I attend a Christian Science Sunday School.
Many years ago, I was teaching Sunday School in Libya at an Air Force base where my husband was stationed. A requirement was to spend a month teaching each of the popular Protestant religions, since the Sunday School was nondenominational.
In returning and rest shall ye be saved; in quietness and in confidence shall be your strength. — Isaiah 30:15.