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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.

Eye on the world: The possibilities of peace

In the 70 years since the end of World War II, the world has seen that peace brings possibilities for progress in solving other problems. True peace is spiritual and permanent, established in divine law.

No matter how hard groups like ISIS may try, man’s innocence can never be taken from him, because it derives from God.

Compassion and goodness are abundant, as Europe illustrates even despite its current crises. Because these qualities derive from God, it is right and natural for them to find expression in each of us.

The global community is making a united effort to send the message that drug addiction is not normal and can be overcome.

Eye on the world: For peace in Jerusalem

A new report, offering a fresh approach toward achieving peace between Israelis and Palestinians, shows that solutions are still possible.

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.