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Editorial

Where does power rest?

Christian Science reveals that a human or physical sense of power is not power at all but merely a misperception of where power lies. 
Article
Each one of us can expect to see humanity advance into a new world where everyone is respected for his or her worth as the child of God.
Poem

Provision now

This poem takes a look at the story of Jesus feeding multitudes with a few fish and loaves of bread. 
Article
We can today heal ourselves and others by holding in thought the perfect model of being.
How I found Christian Science
Even though I had to go to work the next day, I stayed up late reading Science and Health. I just couldn’t put it down.
Article

The lady by the lake

What a service we do for humanity when we see things for what they really are.
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In an on-again, off-again friendship, this author often felt obligated to keep the peace. But was loving her neighbor at the expense of loving herself actually what Jesus taught? She prayed to find out.
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When you feel overwhelmed by life’s problems, it can be hard to see solutions. Our guest, Chet Manchester, has learned a lot from the ultimate problem-solver, Christ Jesus. Chet discusses how overcoming challenges starts with discovering “the mind of Christ.” What is that and how can you experience it? Join us to explore this—and more.
Poem

Oneness

Feel one in spirit with your fellow man through God. 
Article
When a woman attends a Thanksgiving Day church service, she is surrounded by love and feels spiritually nourished.

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Kids

Can God be sick?

I wanted to help my family, so I did what I saw my mom and dad do a lot—I prayed for my brother to help him feel better.
Healings
I was still in pain, but I knew that nothing could separate me from God’s love.
Testimony of Healing
I was able to humbly and joyously forgive and let go. From then on, the skin rapidly healed without any scars.
Testimony of Healing
The humility to mentally turn away from a problem and expect to receive divine inspiration opens thought to divine Love’s tender care. 
Bible Lens

God the Only Cause and Creator

Israelites understood God to be invisible, but expected and celebrated evidence of His nearness.
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Facing what we fear

If we are ever tempted to try to avoid an experience we believe might be uncomfortable, cultivating a desire to love, by being willing to listen to Love and feel Love’s presence, turns thought to the Christ and gives us courage beyond our own will.
Keeping Watch
I needed the radical change that Christian Science brought to how I approached mental health.
Article

Victory over cruelty

For years I had been absorbing negative statements about me rather than rebuffing them. 
Article
This week’s photographic inspiration and related text.
Article
Completely overwhelmed, I remember offering up one brief prayer: “Father, I need help.” I just stood there and waited, ready to humbly follow God’s guidance.
TeenConnect: Q&A
It was a little intimidating, because I haven’t been through an experience like that myself, so at first I wasn’t sure what to say or do. But I also felt like this was the moment God had prepared me for.
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Healings
I turned to God, divine Mind, and released the struggle, knowing that it is God who harmoniously governs all function, action, and being.
Testimony of Healing

Prayer overcomes grief

I got up from my study completely healed of the grief I had been struggling with, as if I had just walked away and left it behind.
Testimony of Healing

Painful sore healed

In the autumn of 2021, a sore developed on the top of my foot.
Bible Lens

God the Preserver of Man

God’s supremacy is described in terms of heavenly armies hundreds of times in Scripture.
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Editorial
Many people pray with great humility and a truly listening heart when they’re in trouble or have an important personal decision to make. Would this kind of prayer and politics mix?
Keeping Watch

The rhythm of Spirit

The steady, calm pulse of Spirit can be discerned even when some off-rhythm belief seems so evident. As thought becomes more spiritual, we sense and express more seamless harmony in our daily routines.
Article
This week’s photographic inspiration and related text.
Article
The surprising beauty and multitextured light of Christian Science, practiced deeply and wholeheartedly, surely is a great joy. And yet, like the sun, how much brighter the light is at its meridian.
Article
If there is a tendency to compartmentalize, to think political thoughts when one considers political things and Christian Science thoughts when one considers “religious things,” then we need to remember what we can do by bringing “every thought to the obedience of Christ” (II Corinthians 10:5). 
TeenConnect: Q&A
No matter what storms we face in life—literal storms or mental ones—God is not in them, but He is still with us. 
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In an on-again, off-again friendship, this author often felt obligated to keep the peace. But was loving her neighbor at the expense of loving herself actually what Jesus taught? She prayed to find out.
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Healings

Healing dawns

A growing confidence in God’s care began to still the fear, and the internal suffering gradually eased until it disappeared. 
Testimony of Healing
God’s tender care was here, and His child included peace, happiness, and unencumbered health.
Testimony of Healing
I had been dealing for quite a while with a sense of God seeming far away and of not feeling God’s Father-Mother love and care for me.
Bible Lens

Mortals and Immortals

Jesus introduces eternal life as present, found in a spiritual perception of God.
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Editorial
Christly compassion is powerful and active. It takes us with it and moves us all the way to healing. 
Keeping Watch
My new work provided very little income, and I spent many nights lying awake feeling deeply concerned about how this career change would impact our family. During those sleepless nights, I would pray to God for an answer to my uncertainty. 
Poem

Grow and know

Enjoy this week’s poetic offering.
Article
Wouldn’t we prefer to triumph over discordant situations by letting the universal presence of God, Love, fill our hearts rather than by reacting to those situations with agitation?
How I found Christian Science
During our trip, this friend injured her foot and sought some time alone for prayer. Later, I saw that she was fine. That made an impression on me, and I wondered if it was her faith that had helped her. 
Article
When something in our lives feels as if it is either galloping out of control or liable to do so, we can refuse to be mesmerized by appearances and listen to God’s spiritual messages.
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Kids
How could something spiritual and good be injured or have a fever? It can’t!
Healings

Chest lump healed

I knew these spiritual facts to be true not only for me but for every one of God’s sons and daughters. In that moment of knowing, I felt an undeniable power that I understood to be Christ, Truth.
Testimony of Healing
This fresh devotion to God completely replaced the fear I’d been feeling and gave my prayers a clear and straightforward direction.
Testimony of Healing
It was so reassuring to think of God as my divine Parent, protecting and caring for me. 
Bible Lens

Soul and Body

Paul compares preparation for running and boxing to spiritual discipline.
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It’s heartening to realize that we each contribute to changing earth’s scenes for the better if we are willing to awaken to what’s spiritually real.
Keeping Watch
Each one of us can take to heart the opportunity to return and glorify God for the blessings given to us.
Poem
Enjoy this week’s poetic offering.
Article

No soliciting!

I kept saying no and no and no to all of the negative mental solicitations while continuing to pray. I asked a friend to support me in that prayerful work, and the coughing was soon over.
Article
It is always divine Love, in its intelligent governing of every one of us, that gives us uniquely tailored opportunities to express goodness. 
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Was I going to flunk?

The night before the final exam, I began to panic.
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Healings
All trace of the injury had disappeared.
Testimony of Healing
I realized that I had taken on too much responsibility for our small church, and that I needed to let go of ego and any sense of personal burden.
Testimony of Healing

The light of Truth

It was just so natural to experience Truth and to once again be seeing the numbers as they were written and doing the math correctly! 
Testimony of Healing
I decided to put the problem aside and spend some time thanking God for His perfect creation and for His allness, goodness, omnipresence, and omnipotence.
Testimony of Healing

Grateful for a lifetime of healing

Christian Science means everything to me.
Bible Lens
The Psalmist declares God’s oversight of the isolated and lonely.
Bible Lens
Daniel’s dream interpretation recalls Joseph’s experience with Pharaoh.
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