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Can relate [“ Grateful for childhood healings ,” Lark Garges Smith, August 4, 2014, Sentinel ] Thank you for sharing. I could certainly relate, as we lived in Turkey when I was a child.

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Wonderful article [“ A woman responds to a violent attack ,” Lois Carlson, July 21 & 28, 2014, Sentinel ] Thank you for this wonderful article. I am just in awe of your recognition of God’s presence, forgiveness, and love, and your refusal to give in to the human reaction, which healed not only yourself but also, I am sure, would have had an effect on those boys.

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Brought to mind [“ Communing with God ,” Ruth Geyer, July 14, 2014, Sentinel ] Thank you so much, Ruth Geyer, for your excellent article. It brought to mind a memory of about 30 years ago.

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Truly grateful [“ Repentance: reforming the heart ,” Jill Gooding, July 21, 2014, Sentinel ] I am truly grateful for this information. I woke up having physical sensations and fear, and I prayed and asked what I needed to know more of about God to relieve these symptoms of false report.

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Inspiration from ‘On the Web’ I always appreciate the “On the Web” selections at the beginning of each Sentinel issue. I’m especially grateful for the recent quote in the June 30, 2014, issue from Joy Frawley’s article, “ Patience and purpose ” [June 2, 2014, JSH-Online.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.