I was not looking forward to the summer. My older daughter had decided to spend her summer living in another part of the state, near her father.
Sometimes life seems unpredictable and unsettling—filled with risks in the form of illness, accidents, job loss, etc. Unless we turn to divine Science for higher, more spiritual views of reality, we may find ourselves believing that life is unpredictable, out of control, and subject to extremes.
One morning earlier this year, while watching our spectacular African fish eagles soaring overhead with such freedom, grace, and power, I was reminded of the beauty of God’s creation and of God’s omnipotent power. Here, in the southeastern coastal region of Africa, where we’re surrounded by rivers, the eagles are a common sight, especially at mating season when you hear their beautiful, haunting cry.
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She hadn’t thought about God or spirituality since she was a teenager. But in a remote wilderness, with no other help, this author discovered that God, divine Love, was just as present as she’d known Him to be during her childhood.
The Lord is my light and my salvation. — Psalms 27:1 Exploring Bible Verses An exploration of Bible citations from the Christian Science Quarterly ® Bible Lessons “.
My work is reflected light,—a drop from His ocean of love, from the underived glory, the divine Esse. —Mary Baker Eddy, The First Church of Christ, Scientist, and Miscellany, p.
It was the day of the ropes course challenge at the camp for Christian Scientists I was attending. The last part of the course was up in the trees, so we all had to climb down when we were finished.
“Let the redeemed of the Lord say so” ( Psalms 107:2 ). My life has surely been redeemed in countless ways since I received my first copy of the Christian Science textbook, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, by our Leader, Mary Baker Eddy.
We hear a lot of opinions and fears regarding the mortality of men and women and their vulnerability to disease, injury, injustice, or lack. And whether or not we buy into all these beliefs, we still might hear ourselves, audibly or maybe just mentally, repeating some of them.