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Editorial

Where is our faith?

Absolute faith in God might seem an impossible requirement, until we realize that full faith in God is natural to us all, for God is the source of our faith. 
Article
We can see through any materially based narrative about ourselves and others.
Article

Governed by God, not the planets

Are there powers other than God? A recent experience proved to me the importance of knowing the spiritual truth that God alone influences our experience. 
Article
Fears of being judged or ridiculed by others are overcome by the steady conviction that God is the power behind right ideas and our ability to express them clearly.
Article
This week’s photographic inspiration and related text.
Article
I thought about how God is with me, so nothing bad can get to me.
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A powerful foundation for respect

Do we feel respect for everyone we come into contact with, even those we intensely disagree with? We can. In this short podcast, The Christian Science Monitor’s Editor explores a deeper way to see the world based on how God sees us. (For the Monitor’s focus on “bridging the conflicts that divide us,” see their Respect Project.) 
TeenConnect: Trending
Ever thought you had your plans all figured out, only to discover you were headed in the wrong direction? This author did­ and struggled to know what to do. Turning to God for guidance wasn’t her first thought, but she was so glad when she did.
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If you’re feeling trapped...

If you've ever felt imprisoned in a job, a relationship, or even by your body, you know what it's like to want out. And there is a way, even for those actually in jail! Spiritual freedom is possible in every circumstance. Listen in to hear proof.
Poem

The kingdom within

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Testimony of Healing
I knew my thought about the accident was going to be more important than the actual event.
Testimony of Healing
I knew that my inherent spiritual purity gave me dominion, including over a virus.
Testimony of Healing

Injured dog regains mobility

My dog began putting weight on her leg again, and within a short time she was back to walking several miles a day, freely and joyfully.
Bible Lens

Soul and Body

Throughout the Bible, light symbolizes divine presence, power, and knowledge.
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Editorial

Embracing change

Even as the form of our experience changes from day to day, year to year, the substance of the actual good of our lives never changes, because it has its source in the unalterable nature of God as divine Love and Life.
Article
Dear friends,
Keeping Watch

God’s benefits

I asked myself, Am I as accepting and certain of this health benefit—God healing all my diseases—as I was of my paid vacation when I worked for a company?
Article

Halting the flood of images

Christian Science stresses the importance of filling thought with images or “models” of divine reality and goodness.
Poem

God’s celestial song

Enjoy this week’s poetic offering.
Keeping Watch
The past year has been an especially challenging one for business owners, as I know firsthand.
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A powerful foundation for respect

Do we feel respect for everyone we come into contact with, even those we intensely disagree with? We can. In this short podcast, The Christian Science Monitor’s Editor explores a deeper way to see the world based on how God sees us. (For the Monitor’s focus on “bridging the conflicts that divide us,” see their Respect Project.) 
TeenConnect: Trending
Ever thought you had your plans all figured out, only to discover you were headed in the wrong direction? This author did­ and struggled to know what to do. Turning to God for guidance wasn’t her first thought, but she was so glad when she did.
Sentinel Watch

If you’re feeling trapped...

If you've ever felt imprisoned in a job, a relationship, or even by your body, you know what it's like to want out. And there is a way, even for those actually in jail! Spiritual freedom is possible in every circumstance. Listen in to hear proof.
Poem

The kingdom within

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TeenConnect: Your Healings
While she was friendly with many of the students at her school, this teen yearned for a friend group of her own. When she began to pray about friendship, she not only ended up finding “her people,” but she got something even more profound: a deeper and more solid understanding of God’s love.
Poem

Stage lights

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Testimony of Healing

Childhood healings

The confidence in God’s loving care that I gained from this experience enabled me throughout my childhood to experience quick, sometimes instantaneous, healings, including those of strep throat, poison ivy, burns, and an asthma attack. 
Testimony of Healing
I was missing the mark in holding on to a belief that I could be separated from God while flying.
Testimony of Healing

Healing during a church service

I had experienced what the words “Welcome to this healing service” actually refer to—not just a get-me-through-the-service hope but a transformation of thought that has immediate healing results.
Bible Lens
Paul’s spiritual call to battle is a comprehensive metaphor for divine protection and power.
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Editorial

A new view of normal

If unvarying good is the fact of being, and we’re each actually spiritual, then illness, discord, accident, and injustice have no standing in this spiritual creation. Here is a “new normal” to be reckoned with!
Article
To find true and lasting health, we need to see that life is actually in and of Spirit, not material at all.
From the Editors
Published interviews, articles, and letters to newspaper editors in 1900 and 1901 offered a consistent message from Eddy: The practice of her religion was not a threat to public health.
Article
The qualities of flexibility, compassion, and humility are key in silencing divisive opinions and viewpoints.
Article

Image and Inspiration

This week’s photographic inspiration and related text.
Article

Lost and found

Gregory knew God’s love was here, there, and everywhere, taking care of everyone. He didn’t doubt it for a minute.
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A powerful foundation for respect

Do we feel respect for everyone we come into contact with, even those we intensely disagree with? We can. In this short podcast, The Christian Science Monitor’s Editor explores a deeper way to see the world based on how God sees us. (For the Monitor’s focus on “bridging the conflicts that divide us,” see their Respect Project.) 
TeenConnect: Trending
Ever thought you had your plans all figured out, only to discover you were headed in the wrong direction? This author did­ and struggled to know what to do. Turning to God for guidance wasn’t her first thought, but she was so glad when she did.
Sentinel Watch

If you’re feeling trapped...

If you've ever felt imprisoned in a job, a relationship, or even by your body, you know what it's like to want out. And there is a way, even for those actually in jail! Spiritual freedom is possible in every circumstance. Listen in to hear proof.
Poem

The kingdom within

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Testimony of Healing

Healed during church

I came out of church completely healed.
Testimony of Healing

Broken bone healed

I prayed not just for the healing of a broken bone, but for all the aspects of life I felt could be improved upon.
Testimony of Healing

Sickness quickly disappears

I can know myself only as God knows me—as His likeness, which is whole and perfect.
Bible Lens

Probation After Death

Shining a light on the weekly Bible Lessons published in the Christian Science Quarterly® 
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Editorial
We live in a fertile time of redefinition as we are being compelled to rethink large, even universal, questions on a global scale.
Keeping Watch
I was starting to understand that when my father spoke of thinking God’s thoughts instead of thoughts that defined him by race or nationality, he was showing me that we all can identify ourselves spiritually because of our eternal unity with God.
Keeping Watch

What’s my history?

A swift healing confirmed for me how important it is to understand that our history consists of a moment-by-moment being with God.
Keeping Watch

Unstick your wheels

I was frustrated, tired, and dizzy from a perpetual round of roller-coaster relationships. 
Article

What comes next?

It seemed like everyone in his life wanted to know: What are you doing after graduation? But instead of feeling pressured, this writer leaned on what he’d been learning about God, Love, to find a way forward.
Testimony of Healing
I realized I had been doubting that I could be healed without a long, drawn-out process. But now I was so filled with the consciousness of the Christ, God’s saving message of love, that I knew I was well right then.
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A powerful foundation for respect

Do we feel respect for everyone we come into contact with, even those we intensely disagree with? We can. In this short podcast, The Christian Science Monitor’s Editor explores a deeper way to see the world based on how God sees us. (For the Monitor’s focus on “bridging the conflicts that divide us,” see their Respect Project.) 
TeenConnect: Trending
Ever thought you had your plans all figured out, only to discover you were headed in the wrong direction? This author did­ and struggled to know what to do. Turning to God for guidance wasn’t her first thought, but she was so glad when she did.
Sentinel Watch

If you’re feeling trapped...

If you've ever felt imprisoned in a job, a relationship, or even by your body, you know what it's like to want out. And there is a way, even for those actually in jail! Spiritual freedom is possible in every circumstance. Listen in to hear proof.
Poem

The kingdom within

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Testimony of Healing
I held to the thought that my being is anchored solely in divine Principle, Love, and I trusted that I could see this rule of normalcy, health, and healing demonstrated.
Testimony of Healing
I thank my Sunday School teachers for enabling me to know that God helps us in every situation.
Bible Lens

Everlasting Punishment

Shining a light on the weekly Bible Lessons published in the Christian Science Quarterly® 
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Editorial
While the fear of not doing the right thing for our kids can loom large at times, pausing to understand our true relation to God, Love, conquers fear.
Article
We belong to God, and always have belonged to God. 
Article
I began to see what a beautiful sense of dominion comes when I trust in our heavenly Father-Mother God and stop trying to run the show.
Poem

Flood-tides of Love

Enjoy this week’s poetic offering.
Article
As my Father-Mother God’s image and likeness, I possessed not only all Her mothering qualities but also opportunities to “be fruitful, and multiply” them in my experience.
How I found Christian Science

Sunday School felt like family

Gratitude flooded my heart for the loving direction Mary Baker Eddy gave for teaching in the Sunday School and for her perseverance in sharing God’s truth with the world.
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A powerful foundation for respect

Do we feel respect for everyone we come into contact with, even those we intensely disagree with? We can. In this short podcast, The Christian Science Monitor’s Editor explores a deeper way to see the world based on how God sees us. (For the Monitor’s focus on “bridging the conflicts that divide us,” see their Respect Project.) 
TeenConnect: Trending
Ever thought you had your plans all figured out, only to discover you were headed in the wrong direction? This author did­ and struggled to know what to do. Turning to God for guidance wasn’t her first thought, but she was so glad when she did.
Sentinel Watch

If you’re feeling trapped...

If you've ever felt imprisoned in a job, a relationship, or even by your body, you know what it's like to want out. And there is a way, even for those actually in jail! Spiritual freedom is possible in every circumstance. Listen in to hear proof.
Poem

The kingdom within

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Article

Missing Mom?

If you ever miss your mom, you can remember big God-love.
Testimony of Healing
The practitioner agreed to pray and assured me that both my fear of speaking and my son’s frustration with speech were errors that could be corrected spiritually.
Testimony of Healing

Church service heals

As the service began, I realized I had a choice: I could either pay attention and get something out of it or just let it play in the background before cleaning up and going to bed. I decided to pay attention, trusting that I would benefit from the reading aloud of that week’s Bible Lesson-Sermon.
Testimony of Healing
I was able to rise, get dressed, and carry on with my day, in awe of God’s goodness.
Testimony of Healing
I awoke one morning not feeling well, and as the morning progressed, I felt more and more nauseated.
Bible Lens

Adam and Fallen Man

Shining a light on the weekly Bible Lessons published in the Christian Science Quarterly® 
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We’re each created to enjoy and express the fullness of God’s goodness, which is more than enough.
Article
I continue to learn more about how Jesus healed by discerning the thought of individuals, and seeing beneath the surface of physical symptoms to the critical issue at hand.
Article
Prayer in Christian Science can dissipate the “vain dreams” and fears of addiction by revealing the truth of our life in God.
Article

The sweetest attraction

As my desire for God grew, I became more alert to the mentally and physically unhealthful nature of my passion for candy. It felt addictive.
TeenConnect: Trending

Gaming addiction—gone!

At first this gamer’s constant drive to level up didn’t seem like a big deal. But when she couldn’t even keep herself from playing during class, she knew gaming had changed from something fun into an addiction. Read on to find out how Christian Science helped her find freedom.
Article
As my fear diminished, I was able to breathe freely again, and that was the end of the difficulty.
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A powerful foundation for respect

Do we feel respect for everyone we come into contact with, even those we intensely disagree with? We can. In this short podcast, The Christian Science Monitor’s Editor explores a deeper way to see the world based on how God sees us. (For the Monitor’s focus on “bridging the conflicts that divide us,” see their Respect Project.) 
TeenConnect: Trending
Ever thought you had your plans all figured out, only to discover you were headed in the wrong direction? This author did­ and struggled to know what to do. Turning to God for guidance wasn’t her first thought, but she was so glad when she did.
Sentinel Watch

If you’re feeling trapped...

If you've ever felt imprisoned in a job, a relationship, or even by your body, you know what it's like to want out. And there is a way, even for those actually in jail! Spiritual freedom is possible in every circumstance. Listen in to hear proof.
Poem

The kingdom within

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Article
One thought that occurred to me was how often I felt tempted to eat almost automatically, without thinking, sometimes when I wasn’t even hungry. I realized that my appetite had become like another god to me, controlling my behavior in ways I didn’t like.
Article

No more toothache

The pain completely disappeared, and it never returned. The teeth remain intact. This experience has strengthened my spiritual understanding.
Poem

The goldfinch

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Bible Lens

Mortals and Immortals

Shining a light on the weekly Bible Lessons published in the Christian Science Quarterly® 
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Letters & Conversations

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