Precious issue What a dear, precious issue [ June 30, 2014 , Sentinel ]. There were so many items in it that touched me—even in the letters section.
Love these lines How I love these lines in Will Meacham’s poem, “ The song ” [June 23, 2014]: “Fearlessly love!” and “Sent to sing!” Gorgeous! The whole June 23 Sentinel is an amazing song of testimonies and helpful articles. And thanks for the editorial, “ Ready to be amazed? ” Grace H.
A childhood experience Thanks to Cynthia Clague for her article “ The race set before us ” (June 2, 2014, Sentinel ). It brought to mind an experience from childhood that I later thought was a great metaphor for running the race.
Far-reaching prayers Thank you to Abraham McLaughlin for his beautiful article “ Big prayers plug us in to progress ” [June 2, 2014, Sentinel ]. It illustrates the grand scope of Christian Science and how far-reaching our prayers can be—need to be.
Christian persecution [“ Prayer for Christians ,” From the Editors, May 26, 2014, issue] When praying about this issue, I love to work with Mary Baker Eddy’s “Communion, June 4, 1899,” in The First Church of Christ, Scientist, and Miscellany, where she writes: “Truth crushed to earth springs spontaneously upward, and whispers to the breeze man’s inalienable birthright— Liberty. ‘Where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty.
A reminder [“ Lemonade and love ,” Debbie Peck, May 19, 2014, issue] I laughed out loud when I got to the part of hiding the lemonade! What a wonderful example of “growth in grace”—an answer to prayer. It reminds me of a time a number of years ago when I had a similar experience.
My gratitude I wish to express my gratitude for all the love, joy, and helpfulness expressed in the Sentinel. The article “ Benefits of God’s care ” [Steve Berrie, May 12, 2014] reveals how the perception of indifference to another’s pain can be beautifully reversed by taking the time to explain the truth to them.
We go with God [“ Overcoming fear of flying ,” Manuela Meier, May 5, 2014, issue] Thank you for this article. Years ago with all the distractions on airplanes … meal service and movies … my thoughts were occupied elsewhere.
Freeing concept [“ Rethinking the pursuit of wealth ,” Paul Collins, April 21, 2014, Sentinel ] Being pursued by substance is such a freeing concept. I love it because it speaks to me of the eternal nature of substance.
Addictions can be healed Please thank Bruce Smith for his article in the April 28, 2014, Sentinel, “ No more tobacco addiction . ” I’m grateful for Mr.