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God’s unfolding purpose

Once a flower bud begins to open, it keeps on opening. My experience taking class instruction in Christian Science was exactly the same: Once the idea began to unfold, nothing could keep it from blossoming fully.

Grace for today, thou Love divine

  Grace for today, Thou Love divine, Famishing hearts and hopes to feed; Blot out all fear, let Thy light shine With tender warmth on all our need. —Nemi Robertson, Christian Science Hymnal, No.

God’s loving presence

I will always remember the healing I experienced when I was on a horse pack trip years ago in the Canadian Rockies, very far from my home in New England. My horse slid on a descent down a rock-strewn brook.

Truth is true for everyone

When I was growing up, my mother and I knew a Christian Science practitioner who was like family to us. We felt so loved by her, and over the years of asking her for Christian Science treatment, we had experienced plentiful healing results.

Study—opening the door to healing

Mozart once stated, “There is scarcely a famous master in music whose works I have not frequently and diligently studied. ” For centuries, musicians and other music lovers have benefited greatly from his study and hard work—and the beautiful results.

Over the decades, my relationship to Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy has been characterized by a degree of neglect. Only in the last few years have I really felt the heart burning about that book, which is natural to a spiritually active Christian Scientist.

On the web

The Christian Science Journal No formulas for healing by Cate Vincent “It was up to me to listen to God to discover the ideas I needed that would change my own thought. ”  for more, visit: journal.

From self-justification to trust in God

Have you ever felt that self-justification was a form of defending yourself? I have—probably more times than I care to admit. On the surface, both actions can seem pretty similar.

The power of spiritual ideas

A delightful little story for children casts a sunbeam in the role of messenger of cheer to a lonely child. The sunbeam offers to take the little girl for a ride on his back, but she doubts that he can carry her.

All is well

One evening I was cutting a bottle for a project. The cutter was very sharp, and it stuck in my hand.