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Our prayers today are a form of the leaven of Truth that the world needs. And we can start right where we are, no matter how daunting world issues may seem. We can begin with a single thought—because if we’re thinking about something in the world, we can be praying about it.
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We don’t own good

As we increasingly let go of outlining how our needs should be met, our trust in God grows, and we are able to relinquish fears and human expectations.
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Poem

Like trees

how like 
trees 
we are“rooted and grounded” …
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Article
Whenever there seems uncertainty concerning the future, we can trust in the all-knowing Mind, which answers every need.
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Safe from danger

To demonstrate the fact that safety for all was assured because it was maintained by God, it was vital to see that God was the only power operating and that God was the only presence.
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Kids
I know that God, who is Love, takes care of me and never stops.
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The answer to hopelessness

This week’s guest, Mark Swinney, has good news: There is no hopeless case! Mark shares what he’s learned—and experienced—that proves that God’s love truly can bring hope and healing to apparently hopeless situations.
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Always

The word “always”
speaks to me of God . . . 
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We can abandon any sense of having our own personal ability or inability to forgive and turn to divine Love, the source of all forgiveness. I began to pray in this way every time this acquaintance came to thought.
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TeenConnect: Q&A
When her friend wasn’t feeling well, this author rememberd a healing she’d had. Read on to find out how reflecting on the spiritual ideas that helped her also ended up helping her friend.
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Testimony of Healing
I looked at my hands, and they were completely clear—no trace of warts! I was amazed and sat there silently praising God during the rest of the church service.
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Testimony of Healing
I was able to walk home unaided, and the next day I walked my usual distance of four to five miles.
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Testimony of Healing
When concern set in that this was a serious injury, a still, small voice in my thought reminded me, “What cannot God do?” I hadn’t felt this close to Him in a long time.
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Probation After Death

Salvation is an enduring theme in Scripture, celebrated throughout Hebrew history. 
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Keep pedaling!

We are never dealing with any difficulty unaided; divine Love has already filled every seeming void.
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The beautiful rebuke

When I finally turned away from all the opinions, fears, and material evidence with full faith in God as my absolute Life, the discomfort and debilitation diminished to the point where I actually felt the truth of that beautiful rebuke and its ultimate affirmation—that God, good, is supreme.
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When we see ourselves as connected to our divine source, who is all good, this changes our perception of ourselves and enables us to see others as God’s offspring as well.
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The only intelligence or substance of a thought, a seed, or a flower is God, the creator of it.—Mary Baker Eddy, Science and Health with Key to the Scripturesp. 508
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Learn about forever

As we trust God’s perfect government, we find that events occur in their natural and right sequence and just as we are ready for them. Helpers appear at the right time; a telephone call is received just when it’s needed; other elements fall into place.
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TeenConnect: Your Healings
God really does equip us with everything we need to meet every obstacle with confidence.
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The answer to hopelessness

This week’s guest, Mark Swinney, has good news: There is no hopeless case! Mark shares what he’s learned—and experienced—that proves that God’s love truly can bring hope and healing to apparently hopeless situations.
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Poem

Always

The word “always”
speaks to me of God . . . 
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Article
We can abandon any sense of having our own personal ability or inability to forgive and turn to divine Love, the source of all forgiveness. I began to pray in this way every time this acquaintance came to thought.
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TeenConnect: Q&A
When her friend wasn’t feeling well, this author rememberd a healing she’d had. Read on to find out how reflecting on the spiritual ideas that helped her also ended up helping her friend.
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Testimony of Healing
I decided to wholeheartedly accept and trust the healing nature of the church service as inspired and established by God.
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I now understood the wonderful work and effect of God’s love, which makes all things possible. 
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Testimony of Healing

Sprained ankle healed

I walked freely to church the next morning and continued to walk normally while ushering.
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Bible Lens

Everlasting Punishment

God’s purpose in sending Jesus isn’t to punish lost and rebellious humanity, but to enlighten them and point the way of salvation.
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The ever-present hope of Easter

Christ is forever risen, is here. Let it lift you, too—and enable you to follow.
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When I see Jesus’ teachings, deeds, and resurrection as based on the divine universal Principle of all being, it gives me hope—the hope that every person can be moved to let the belief that existence is material yield to the understanding of Life as spiritual and eternal.
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The profoundly beautiful promise of this Christly oil is that it is here for everyone. It is not reserved for a physical ritual anointing royalty or religious officials. The oil of anointing is plentiful and present every moment to destroy whatever yoke seems to be binding us.
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I didn’t want to be lukewarm in my devotion to God. This shifted church attendance for me from a duty to a desire.
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For as the earth bringeth forth her bud, and as the garden causeth the things that are sown in it to spring forth; so the Lord God will cause righteousness and praise to spring forth before all the nations.Isaiah 61:11
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Easter every day

A poem to celebrate Easter!
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The answer to hopelessness

This week’s guest, Mark Swinney, has good news: There is no hopeless case! Mark shares what he’s learned—and experienced—that proves that God’s love truly can bring hope and healing to apparently hopeless situations.
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Poem

Always

The word “always”
speaks to me of God . . . 
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Article
We can abandon any sense of having our own personal ability or inability to forgive and turn to divine Love, the source of all forgiveness. I began to pray in this way every time this acquaintance came to thought.
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TeenConnect: Q&A
When her friend wasn’t feeling well, this author rememberd a healing she’d had. Read on to find out how reflecting on the spiritual ideas that helped her also ended up helping her friend.
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Testimony of Healing
I knew that God, divine Mind, would always be with me, right where I was, knowing everything real about me.
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Testimony of Healing

Moving freely again

The healing came steadily. One Sunday I was able to drive to church and walk in. 
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Testimony of Healing
I realized I again had full use of both arms. I knew I was healed, and I rejoiced. Shortly after this, the legal issue was resolved harmoniously in an unexpected way, to the benefit of all.
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Reality

“Peace with God” points to reconciliation—an end to feeling hostile to or separate from God.
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In order to be free of the exhaustion of inharmony, it is natural—spiritually innate—for us to seek something else, to reverse direction, to move toward safer, more peaceful ground. 
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While my husband called the police, I stood between the two groups and prayed.
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Holy joy

God-sourced joy is constant. There’s not one news report that can get under its skin, not one anxious thought, threatening storm, or terror that can shake it.
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Poem

Leaping words

the poet understands
that writing is 
            not simply
                        thinking thoughts
                        delving deep
                        watching words
            but …
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Church and the demonstration of supply

My branch Church of Christ, Scientist in Rio de Janeiro was dealing with limited supply and had to confront fear, expect good, and obey the inspirations that unfolded through prayer.
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TeenConnect: Trending
Sadness seemed so appealing at the time because it allowed me to be a victim and blame the world for my problems. I realized, though, that I did want to be happy.
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The answer to hopelessness

This week’s guest, Mark Swinney, has good news: There is no hopeless case! Mark shares what he’s learned—and experienced—that proves that God’s love truly can bring hope and healing to apparently hopeless situations.
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Poem

Always

The word “always”
speaks to me of God . . . 
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Article
We can abandon any sense of having our own personal ability or inability to forgive and turn to divine Love, the source of all forgiveness. I began to pray in this way every time this acquaintance came to thought.
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TeenConnect: Q&A
When her friend wasn’t feeling well, this author rememberd a healing she’d had. Read on to find out how reflecting on the spiritual ideas that helped her also ended up helping her friend.
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Testimony of Healing

Protected from contagion

I’m grateful for the ability we all have to defend ourselves through prayer from beliefs regarding illness, and for the fact that we can include our loved ones and others in this prayer as well. 
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Testimony of Healing
I looked back through a journal I keep that chronicles my healings and spiritual progress. The review brought renewed inspiration.
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Testimony of Healing
I prayed confidently, knowing that God’s law of good was governing my grandson and that all he could experience was good.
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Unreality

God guarantees transformation and renewal in the midst of barrenness.
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The health you always include

Whatever seems dormant, or even nonexistent, in our lives now—happiness, opportunity, or health—can come to full bloom through the power of God’s love.
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You are God’s masterpiece

The understanding that we are already God’s exquisite masterpiece frees us to fulfill our role as sculptors, “moulding and chiseling thought” to remove whatever does not express the Christ-man.
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Article
Before Him on the mountains 
Shall Peace, the herald, go; 
From hill to vale the fountains 
Of righteousness shall flow.—James Montgomery, Christian Science Hymnal, No. 75, © CSBD
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Each of us is divinely endowed with an inherent spiritual sense, including the ability and willingness to understand how to move forward spiritually.
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Poem

Persuasion

The senses
plead with words that sway;
they have …
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What are you waiting for?

If we are waiting for something that we believe we lack, it’s useful to instead be open to waiting on God, who has already supplied the need, though it may not yet have been understood or perceived.
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The answer to hopelessness

This week’s guest, Mark Swinney, has good news: There is no hopeless case! Mark shares what he’s learned—and experienced—that proves that God’s love truly can bring hope and healing to apparently hopeless situations.
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Poem

Always

The word “always”
speaks to me of God . . . 
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Article
We can abandon any sense of having our own personal ability or inability to forgive and turn to divine Love, the source of all forgiveness. I began to pray in this way every time this acquaintance came to thought.
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TeenConnect: Q&A
When her friend wasn’t feeling well, this author rememberd a healing she’d had. Read on to find out how reflecting on the spiritual ideas that helped her also ended up helping her friend.
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Article
I started my prayer again, and this time I thanked God for everything He has given me. 
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Testimony of Healing
God is the only substance, and therefore, Spirit is the substance of my life. There are no material body parts to be healthy or unhealthy. 
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Testimony of Healing

Prayer heals effects of fall

To say that I am grateful for the power of God’s Word is an understatement! During the many decades that I’ve studied and practiced Christian Science, my life has been sustained and blessed by the truths I’ve been learning.
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Testimony of Healing

Prayer dissolves pain

Within a few days I was able to lift my arm and resume my normal activities, including playing tennis with my daughter.
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Testimony of Healing

Listening to God

The healing was immediate. I was back to being engaged with the group, alert, clear, upright, and free. The rest of the meal was a joy; after supper we went for a 45-minute walk, and my every step was effortless.
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To wait on God is to expect His help without reservation or doubt.
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A foundation for trust

God, Love, did not ask Jesus, and does not ask us, to give blanket trust to any person or human institution, though Love does give us the wisdom and discernment to recognize when trust is warranted—or not.
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It dawned on me that I was listening to the wrong voice. I needed to stop accepting the false evidence of the physical senses as reliable and instead listen to Christ, Truth, for the facts about my health, which is forever perfect in God. 
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Poem

True employment

Straightway I leave my net and follow Christ.
I’ve changed my job, and now …
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Article
The issues before me were deeper than I had ever faced before, and there seemed to be inadequate time to design a solution.
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Living grace each day

Through study and practice of Christian Science, we can do much to heal the lack of grace in our world, starting with our own lives.
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TeenConnect: Your Healings
I found I truly could rely on God to give me the strength and courage to go back to school and to provide me with great friends.
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The answer to hopelessness

This week’s guest, Mark Swinney, has good news: There is no hopeless case! Mark shares what he’s learned—and experienced—that proves that God’s love truly can bring hope and healing to apparently hopeless situations.
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Poem

Always

The word “always”
speaks to me of God . . . 
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Article
We can abandon any sense of having our own personal ability or inability to forgive and turn to divine Love, the source of all forgiveness. I began to pray in this way every time this acquaintance came to thought.
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TeenConnect: Q&A
When her friend wasn’t feeling well, this author rememberd a healing she’d had. Read on to find out how reflecting on the spiritual ideas that helped her also ended up helping her friend.
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Testimony of Healing
I was healed through full assurance in my spiritual perfection as God’s, Spirit’s, unblemished child and have remained so.
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Testimony of Healing
I had unknowingly gotten used to the fear of heights lurking in my thought and felt much lighter when it was gone.
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Testimony of Healing
This healing has solidified my trust in Christian Science and helped me get beyond the belief that I didn’t know how to heal because I was still fairly new to Christian Science.
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Bible Lens

Doctrine of Atonement

Each of Jesus’ assertions underscores God’s approval of all that Jesus says and does.
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