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Eye on the World

What’s in the news—and how might you pray about it? Sentinel editors share prayerful insights into news stories from around the world, and provide links to related articles on JSH-Online.

As the response to the recent shootings in Charleston, South Carolina, illustrates, dealing with racism takes more than laws and court rulings; it requires moral courage from all of us.

Eye on the world: A deeper impetus for giving

As a recent study indicates, a key contributor to a growing atmosphere of giving has nothing to do with serving self—it’s a recognition of the presence of blessings and abundance.

It’s natural for man to express honesty and integrity, as the success of a federal whistle-blowing program in the financial industry has illustrated.

Eye on the world: A deeper sense of love

Encouraging people to express their love without reducing it to the use of physical symbols, as Paris is doing, can help lift thought to a deeper sense of love and affection.

Our true identity is in God, divine Spirit, and can never be stolen.

Eye on the world: Real beauty

True, lasting beauty is found in a deeper understanding of God, Soul, not in material conceptions of beauty.

Eye on the world: True reconciliation

Genuine reconciliation is possible and natural, as Germany and Israel’s relationship illustrates.

Eye on the world: Embracing rule of law

It’s natural to seek rule of law and right government instead of indemnity and mob rule.

Active love and support for one another can replace feelings of victimhood after disasters, such as the recent earthquake in Nepal.

Olympic athletes and others can be protected from corrupting influences of sports betting, and integrity can be maintained.