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Editorial

Let Love shape your view

Turning our thought to God, we gain an understanding of the power of divine, all-pervasive Love. And we begin to think and act from a foundation of compassion and pure affection toward ourselves and others.
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Be a victor

A Christian disciple challenges evil and conquers it by following Jesus’ loving example.
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Article
Letting Mind, God, govern the focus of our attention is natural. 
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Poem
It doesn’t start with a letter A to Z.
It began with your anointing …
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Article

Unanswered prayer?

In prayer, are we honestly listening for God’s answer or simply looking for the answer we want? Are we willing to heed the answer even when it isn’t what we wanted?
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Poem

Life’s questions

 Asking the right questions sheds light on the real answers. 
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Love’s landscape

In fields of faith, where wonders bloom,
Illumined by the Heaven’s loom,
A truth profound awakes mankind
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Article
The powerful spiritual fact of “God with us” is a solid basis for praying about loneliness. 
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TeenConnect: Your Healings
Everyone loves a quick healing. But what can you do when it feels like you have to keep praying about something, maybe for longer than you want to? This author shares her insights.
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This week’s guest, DeWitt John Makengo, was a freshman in college in a country not his own right after he’d lost 90% of his hearing. And that was just one of several difficult challenges he faced. DeWitt shares with host Jenny Sawyer how sticking with God and learning more about Him can bring us out of—and heal—even the most serious challenges.
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Kids
Dogs can’t be bad, because they’re God’s creatures, and God is only good.
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Testimony of Healing
I continued to focus on eliminating anxious thinking through the love of God—both God’s love for me and my love for God—and trust in Her government.
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Testimony of Healing
I reasoned that since God is perfect, eternal, and changeless, my perfection as God’s creation also has to be continuous and changeless.
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Testimony of Healing

No more coughing spells

I am used to healing difficulties through prayer, which requires changing my thinking rather than changing something physical.
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Bible Lens

Christ Jesus

Jesus affirms that because God is Spirit, true worship must be spiritual, unconfined by geographical location.
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Letters & Conversations

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I consciously yielded my fear to the conviction of God’s unwavering presence and affection. The fear was completely gone in minutes.
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Article

Learning to float

As I let my understanding be upheld by divine Love, the answer came: I was not the one who was responsible; God was. Immediately I relaxed. I waited, trusted, “floated.”
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Whither shall I go from thy spirit? or whither shall I flee from thy presence? . . . If I take the wings of the morning, and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea; even there shall thy hand lead me, and thy right hand shall hold me.Psalms 139:7, 9, 10
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Article
I had been trying to “apply” spiritual truths to improve whatever needed improving. What I truly needed was to accept (really accept) the Bible’s revelation that life, substance, and intelligence are in and of God, Spirit—and that everyone’s real individuality is entirely spiritual.
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Article
Once my husband and I had two boys and one girl, I figured all I had to do was go ahead and have that second girl. Sound a little willful?
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TeenConnect: Your Healings

How can I feel motivated?

He was behind on his work and stressed about his grades. How did this high school student turn his academics around? Read on.
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Poem

Love’s landscape

In fields of faith, where wonders bloom,
Illumined by the Heaven’s loom,
A truth profound awakes mankind
To Christian Science! Here we ...
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Article
The powerful spiritual fact of “God with us” is a solid basis for praying about loneliness. 
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TeenConnect: Your Healings
Everyone loves a quick healing. But what can you do when it feels like you have to keep praying about something, maybe for longer than you want to? This author shares her insights.
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Sentinel Watch
This week’s guest, DeWitt John Makengo, was a freshman in college in a country not his own right after he’d lost 90% of his hearing. And that was just one of several difficult challenges he faced. DeWitt shares with host Jenny Sawyer how sticking with God and learning more about Him can bring us out of—and heal—even the most serious challenges.
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Testimony of Healing
The teacher told me about our son’s improved eyesight and that there was also a lot of improvement with his handwriting and reading.
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Testimony of Healing

Tooth pain gone

Knowing the truth is not a process or formula we use to get rid of something. It simply means acknowledging, and staying with, what is spiritually true.
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Testimony of Healing
The fear of losing my faithful dog was overwhelming, and at first I didn’t know what to pray. However, I obeyed that still, small voice and trusted God to quiet my fear.
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Bible Lens

Man

Jesus introduces eternal life as present, found in a spiritual understanding of God.
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“Hey, Knucklehead”

I’d believed I was a victim of another’s self-indulgence, but I realized that I had selfishly indulged in a false sense that God’s children could be a disturbance and that I was justified in taking matters into my own hands. I saw that, instead, I had to do my part to see everyone (including myself) as God has created us.
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Article
Authenticating our identity throughout the day is not a mundane task when thinking in terms of our relation to God. It’s an ever-fresh discipline that brings us a better understanding of ourselves and others.
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We can never be outside of or displaced from our oneness with God, divine Love.
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Let us run with patience the race that is set before us.
Hebrews 12:1
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Generation G

Our true identity is not “generational” but is the reflection of God and is based entirely on how God sees us.
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TeenConnect: Q&A
After studying abroad in a country engaged in a war, this author shares her insights about how we can pray about conflicts today.
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Poem

Love’s landscape

In fields of faith, where wonders bloom,
Illumined by the Heaven’s loom,
A truth profound awakes mankind
To Christian Science! Here we ...
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Article
The powerful spiritual fact of “God with us” is a solid basis for praying about loneliness. 
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TeenConnect: Your Healings
Everyone loves a quick healing. But what can you do when it feels like you have to keep praying about something, maybe for longer than you want to? This author shares her insights.
Read
Sentinel Watch
This week’s guest, DeWitt John Makengo, was a freshman in college in a country not his own right after he’d lost 90% of his hearing. And that was just one of several difficult challenges he faced. DeWitt shares with host Jenny Sawyer how sticking with God and learning more about Him can bring us out of—and heal—even the most serious challenges.
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Testimony of Healing

Healing of appendicitis

We had long relied on Christian Science for healing and found it to be very effective, so it was natural for us to rely on it now.
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Testimony of Healing
Soon I was healed of the blurry vision and could see clearly again. Then, one by one, over the next couple of months, all the other problems were healed also.
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Testimony of Healing

Leg injury healed

The next morning I woke up feeling perfectly well. I rode my bike and later went to my dance lesson.
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Bible Lens

Spirit

To Paul, both the spirit and the understanding are vital to the encouragement and comfort of community members.
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Editorial
By loving those we feel least inclined to—whether personal acquaintances or people in the headlines—we stand for the reality the world so needs to understand and prove: we are all sisters and brothers in the all-harmonious, spiritual family of our heavenly Father-Mother.
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Instead of arguing against the promise of freedom or insisting that the problem was too big, I let myself be open to the presence of God.
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Poem

Cherished

When thought waits in silence,
Yearning for God’s presence,
Don’t fret—look up!
Love illumines your . . .
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Article

The “flashlight of Truth”

Our spiritual senses let in the light of Truth, which shows us the actual reality: the presence of divine Love meeting all our needs. When we look, hear, and feel with our spiritual senses, the scene shifts, and we see, feel, and hear what God has already given us. 
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HOW I FOUND CHRISTIAN SCIENCE
I was learning that God is good and loving. He doesn’t send hardships to us. These result from thinking that we exist separate from, or without, God and we are healed as we understand our oneness with Him and our likeness to Him.
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Kids
I know that God never leaves me because He’s everywhere, and I am protected by His love.
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Poem

Love’s landscape

In fields of faith, where wonders bloom,
Illumined by the Heaven’s loom,
A truth profound awakes mankind
To Christian Science! Here we ...
Read ListenPreview
Article
The powerful spiritual fact of “God with us” is a solid basis for praying about loneliness. 
Read ListenPreview
TeenConnect: Your Healings
Everyone loves a quick healing. But what can you do when it feels like you have to keep praying about something, maybe for longer than you want to? This author shares her insights.
Read
Sentinel Watch
This week’s guest, DeWitt John Makengo, was a freshman in college in a country not his own right after he’d lost 90% of his hearing. And that was just one of several difficult challenges he faced. DeWitt shares with host Jenny Sawyer how sticking with God and learning more about Him can bring us out of—and heal—even the most serious challenges.
ListenPreview
Testimony of Healing

Healed of Covid-19

Once I let go of discouragement and took a stand for God’s pure and constant care and love, I was quickly free from all the symptoms and have remained so ever since.
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Testimony of Healing
I realized that I sometimes stall out in my prayers because I think I need to do or be something special, know and understand just the right truth, or change my “evil ways” to be loved enough by God to be healed. This is not the way God sees me.
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Testimony of Healing
The classmate expressed sincere regret for bullying our son, who was happy to forgive him. The bullying never happened again.
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Bible Lens

Soul

“Windows of heaven” is a biblical image for the divine source of water and sustenance.
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Letters & Conversations

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No matter what the problem is, with God’s help, there’s nothing we can’t handle.
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Ageless living

You and I can live our ageless being as God’s perfect, spiritual reflection today and every day. And in doing so, we can overcome every belief in limitation that is claiming reality and the ability to govern us.
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Poem

Spirit’s fabric

We are woven in,
            not added to,
            not a darned-on afterthought,
                        but …
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Article
No sooner had I settled into the new job than I was confronted with yet another offensive personality. I began to realize that I needed to look more deeply into this issue from a metaphysical basis. 
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A man shall be as an hiding place from the wind, and a covert from the tempest; as rivers of water in a dry place, as the shadow of a great rock in a weary land. . . . And my people shall dwell in a peaceable habitation, and in sure dwellings, and in quiet resting places.
Isaiah 32:2, 18 
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Article
The events that followed that single interchange with our son would have seemed miraculous, even unbelievable, to me if I didn’t know that they were God-directed. 
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Poem

Love’s landscape

In fields of faith, where wonders bloom,
Illumined by the Heaven’s loom,
A truth profound awakes mankind
To Christian Science! Here we ...
Read ListenPreview
Article
The powerful spiritual fact of “God with us” is a solid basis for praying about loneliness. 
Read ListenPreview
TeenConnect: Your Healings
Everyone loves a quick healing. But what can you do when it feels like you have to keep praying about something, maybe for longer than you want to? This author shares her insights.
Read
Sentinel Watch
This week’s guest, DeWitt John Makengo, was a freshman in college in a country not his own right after he’d lost 90% of his hearing. And that was just one of several difficult challenges he faced. DeWitt shares with host Jenny Sawyer how sticking with God and learning more about Him can bring us out of—and heal—even the most serious challenges.
ListenPreview
TeenConnect: Your Healings

The perfect fit

While we can always discover more about who we are, there’s nothing we need to add to our identity and nothing that can ever be taken away from it. 
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Testimony of Healing

Eczema gone

One day, after reading Science and Health for a few months, I looked down at my arms and discovered that there was absolutely no sign of the eczema.
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Testimony of Healing
Through my study of Christian Science, I gained a better understanding that I did not exist separate from God.
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Testimony of Healing

Grief overcome

I was overcome with so much love and gratitude for this reminder that my mom and I are both held in God’s loving care. 
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Bible Lens

Mind

To be stayed on God indicates unwavering faithfulness to Him.
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Letters

Letters & Conversations

We love hearing from readers. Here’s the conversation this week.
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