When the people who had followed Moses to their freedom were resting beside the Red Sea, to their surprise, they suddenly saw the Pharaoh’s chariots coming over the horizon and bearing down on them. They were terrified, fearing that this meant either recapture or death (see Exodus 14:10–13 ).
While many mothers around the world will be honored in some way on this special holiday, it’s worth taking a few moments to consider the one Mother all of us have and that we can never lose, namely God, our Father-Mother. Mary Baker Eddy, the Discoverer and Founder of Christian Science, describes our divine Parent: “Love, the divine Principle, is the Father and Mother of the universe, including man” ( Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, p.
At this writing, North Korea has been rattling its saber at both the United States and South Korea for some time. Anger over tougher sanctions that have increased pressure on North Korea’s struggling economy is one factor.
Some years back a major earthquake hit Mexico City. Amazingly, many newborns at a central hospital that collapsed survived for days beneath mountains of rubble before rescuers finally reached them (see The New York Times , October 16, 1985).
In this issue of the Sentinel, you’ve been reading about all sorts of inspired insights and experiences. Isn’t it fascinating how spiritual growth, in one way or another, was a key element to each step of a person’s progress? As encouraging as other people’s experiences are, what is your path of spiritual growth? To admit that you’re actually completely spiritual and good, well, isn’t that a bit bold? Mary Baker Eddy was aware of this, so she encouraged people to “emerge gently from matter into Spirit” ( Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, p.
Whether your concern is about the divisiveness in the United States Congress, the challenges in the Eurozone, the continuing conflict in Syria, or North Korea’s more aggressive stance, few would argue against the thought that more evidence of peace and love would be very welcome. And it’s not impossible.
The recent retirement of 94-year-old high school English teacher, Rose Gilbert, swept through the news and caught our attention for many good reasons. Rose taught for more than six decades.
Recently one of the staff editors at the Sentinel paid a visit to a local Boston bookstore on his lunch break. Looking at the “recent best sellers,” this editor noticed an unusual phenomenon.
… as do any children you may have, no matter when you had them. So what about reports of Americans having babies later and later in life? Over the past 50 years, the age of first-time moms has climbed by four years.
Right at the outset of the Bible’s initial book, Genesis, God is presented as spiritual and utterly good. This goodness is then beautifully revealed as integral to God’s creation, too.