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Eye on the World

What’s in the news—and how might you pray about it? Sentinel editors share prayerful insights into news stories from around the world, and provide links to related articles on JSH-Online.

Eye on the world: Healing a humanitarian crisis

As government and aid groups respond to the humanitarian crisis in Africa, prayer based on an understanding of the ever-presence of God to meet the human need can help bring healing.

Eye on the world: Restoring education in Iraq

The innocence, purity, and receptivity of children are maintained by divine Love, God—who cares for each of His children.

The needs of all mankind are known to God, divine Love. Our prayer can acknowledge the fact that man is already endowed with health and harmony.

Eye on the world: Praying for the whole human family

God, divine Love, cares for all humanity.

Eye on the world: Healing a drug epidemic

God’s highest idea, man, is free from any claims of material bondage—expressing dominion and freedom.

The inherent goodness of God’s man is realized as we prayerfully identify every individual as fully possessing the qualities of righteousness, dominion, and love.

Eye on the world: Healing division in Iraq

Factions are dissolved and the unity of humanity is established in the prayer that affirms the all-inclusive nature of God, and man’s oneness with divine Love.

Eye on the world: Transition of power in Africa

Effective government across the globe is strengthened through prayer that acknowledges that God governs His creation, including each one of us, with justice, equity, and unity. 

Eye on the world: Giving home to Syria’s refugees

Prayer that acknowledges God’s infinite, ever-present good, will help give Syria’s displaced refugees a sense that “home and heaven are within thee” (Christian Science Hymnal, No. 278).

Man reflects the one source—divine Love, God. Each individual expression is valuable and enriches the whole of mankind.