Editor Star:—In some of the city dailies of January 15, there appeared the annual report of one of our city churches, showing a membership of 658 and ten deaths, which is not, I believe, considered a larger death-rate than the average.
It was a magnificent audience which greeted Dr.
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The author of the Christian Science text-book takes no patients, does not consult on disease, nor read letters referring to these subjects.
The following dispatch appearing in the afternoon daily newspapers of Tuesday, January 22, announced an event of world-wide importance and sent a thrill of sadness throughout Christendom:—
We herewith republish Queen Victoria's accession address, which was likewise a marvel of simplicity, reflecting the character of her who was destined to reign for so many years.
A mechanically neat and clean looking little monthly publication is The Papyrus, published at Stamford, Conn.
The second annual meeting of First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Concord, N.
Standing at the portal of the opening year,Words of comfort meet us, hushing every fear;Spoken through the silence by our Father's voice,Tender, strong, and faithful, making us rejoice.
The shadows lengthen in the west,The night-wind croons a lullaby;Upon the water's placid breastI drift beneath the starlit sky,While o'er me steals a peaceful rest, That fills my soul with ecstasy.
What a wealth of helpful suggestion there is in many sentences of the Old Testament if we allow them to lie in our minds and unfold to us! I find that it is only by dwelling upon a sentence at a time for weeks perhaps that a hidden meaning is revealed and becomes a practical help.
It is the sweetest theme ever spoken.
Our beloved Leader has said in one of her beautiful letters that "Good thoughts are an impervious armor.
New mercies, new blessings, new light on thy way;New courage, new hope, and new strength for each day;New notes of thanksgiving, new chords of delight,New praise in the morning, new songs in the night;New wine in thy chalice, new altars to raise;New fruits for thy Master, new garments of praise;New gifts from His treasures, new smiles from His face;New streams from the Fountain of infinite grace;New stars for thy crown, and new tokens of love;New gleams of the glory that waits thee above;New light of His countenance full and unpriced;All this be the joy of thy new life in Christ!
On the Fourth of July, eight years ago, I was lying in the hospital in Baltimore, Md.
My daughter, a girl of fifteen years, has from childhood shown great fear of a dentist's chair.
In May, 1899, I first heard of Christian Science.
Christian Science, the Religion of Jesus Christ.