Put things into perspective [“ Peace and confidence on test day ,” Emily Staunton, November 17, 2014, Sentinel ] Thank you to Emily for her article. It really helped me to put things into perspective for a job that I’m taking on—to let God unfold what I need to know and do.
Thoughtful discussion [“ Can we be too generous? ” Margaret Wylie, November 17, 2014, Sentinel ] Thank you to Margaret for her thoughtful discussion of giving, and how she has found giving more effective when based on watching for opportunities “to witness the intelligent and loving expression of God’s infinite goodness. ” I love her references, too.
Watching out of love [“ Neighborhood watch ,” Joan S. Hunt, November 10, 2014, Sentinel ] What a delightful upgrade for the phrase “neighborhood watch.
Similar situation [“ Faithful defense and the liberty it brings ,” Don Houge, November 3, 2014, Sentinel ] I have encountered a situation somewhat similar in interpersonal issues, and I now have a clearer idea of both parties’ innocence and how to “let go” and “let God” govern each right idea. Thank you! As Don Houge says: “He holds each of His ideas in their right relationship to each other.
Helpful in praying daily I look forward each week to receiving my new Sentinel. The articles are always inspiring, as was the article in the October 13, 2014, issue titled “ To be an effective healer ” by Michelle Nanouche.
The controlling factor [“ Divine Love’s parental guidance ,” October 20, 2014, Sentinel ] Although I do not have a young child with what seem to be disciplinary problems, this article also helps one pray about older children having different problems. Always knowing that Love is the controlling factor and not any human sense is so freeing.
Helped me realize [“ Paul’s recipe for joy ,” Sara Fletcher, October 13, 2014, Sentinel ] What a wonderful article—thank you! It has helped me realize how a transformation of all people with mistaken purposes can occur. I used to think that for murderers and despots and the like, once they realized what they had done and how horribly they had hurt their fellow man, how could they overcome the guilt? But now I know! Like Paul, they are saved, radically transformed, reborn by the Christ, and they find their life in God, good.
Strengthening and freeing [“ To be an effective healer ,” Michelle Nanouche, October 13, 2014, Sentinel ] A thank you to Michelle Nanouche for this inspiring, encouraging, and helpful article. How strengthening and freeing to realize that the privilege of prayer in Christian Science practice “is simply to witness to the Christ-idea of true manhood and womanhood—to witness to the Christ-message of God’s perpetual care for His creation, the divine message of unending good that restores harmony where discord seemed to be.
Thank you [“ The significance of joy ,” Ruth Geyer, October 6, 2014, Sentinel ] As always, God speaks to us in a language we can understand. He also speaks to us exactly when we need to hear Him.
A timely article [“ Subduing self-righteousness ,” Marianne Scott, September 22, 2014, Sentinel ] Wow! What a timely article, considering the political issues of the day. I love to think how subduing self-righteousness, one thought at a time, will ultimately result in universal peace.