Whole new light [“ Facing down resistance to reading Science and Health , ” Lois Carlson, March 9, 2015, Sentinel ] “We’re not trying to get through the book; we’re striving to let the book get through that false sense of ourselves. ” This line from the article helped me see the activity of reading Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy straight through in a whole new light.
‘To bless all mankind’ The Sentinel is introducing an occasional two-page spread that pairs an editorial from The Christian Science Monitor with one of its “A Christian Science perspective” articles. This new feature is called “ ‘To bless all mankind’ ” (see Mary Baker Eddy, The First Church of Christ, Scientist, and Miscellany, p.
Dispelling fear Thank you so much to John Minard for his article “ We live in Love, not fear ” [February 23, 2015, Sentinel ]. It shows so clearly how we dispel fear by standing up to it.
Read again and again Your Sentinel of February 23, 2015, has just been dropped through my door, and I immediately read it. It was really inspiring, especially Emily Byquist’s article, “ How to stop a war ,” which I will read again and again.
Healing thought [“ God’s guarantee ,” April Brahinsky, February 9, 2015, Sentinel ] Oh, what a healing thought to know that you are under God’s guarantee of love and perfection. Thank you to April.
Many comforting ideas Marilyn Baum’s article, “ The unfolding comfort, care, and direction of Love ,” in the February 2, 2015, Sentinel encouraged me to magnify some of the comfort and guidance that Christian Science has given me while passing through a similar experience of starting a new life after a long, happy marriage. Thanks to Marilyn for including so many comforting, leading-out-of-grief ideas.
Trust God to lead I just wanted to express my gratitude. The article “ ‘One step enough for me’ ” by Alice Hummer, in the January 12, 2015, Sentinel, really uplifted my thought.
Unintended consequences [Primary Class Instruction, “ Finding more than a familiar name ,” Pallas Hubler, January 19 & 26, 2015, Sentinel ] “Unintended consequences” usually has a somewhat negative connotation. But, as Pallas shares in this article, when we listen to God and follow the thoughts/intuitions we receive, the unintended consequences are all good.
Forgiveness [“ Healing on a hike ,” Emily De Wulf, January 12, 2015, Sentinel ] Thanks for this article. The part about forgiving what or who seems to have hurt us is so important to the healing.
Excellent new look I am just writing to say that I really like the new layout of the Sentinel. The Bible Lens section is very informative, and I especially like the fact that it is in the center of the magazine to allow it to be easily removed without affecting the pagination.