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Eye on the World

May 2016

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.

There’s a spiritual basis for the kind of cooperation and teamwork that supports healing and progress in the world.

Eye on the world: Harmony amid diversity

Regardless of our race, nationality, income, or other human labels, our true identity is the spiritual reflection of God. So it’s natural for each of us to express spiritual qualities such as joy and love in unique ways—and to welcome the unique expression of such qualities in others.

Even in challenging times, we can discover our inherent worth and value: our true, spiritual identity as God’s reflection.

The spiritual fact that we all have an established place in the kingdom of God, who provides us with all we need, can empower our prayers in the face of people increasingly finding housing to be unaffordable in many cities.

Acknowledging the good—evidences of the spiritual fact of God’s allness and goodness—in our lives and in the world sets the stage for further progress in overcoming challenges.