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Should I be armed?

We watch the crime reports, we lock our doors, and many learn self-defense tactics, but do we deal with the fear that would imprison us?
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We can help our children develop a spiritual watchfulness — the capacity to hear and obey God's guidance in times of need.
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The driver stopped the car under the pale yellow light of a streetlamp.
Poem

To the wakeful one

If in the past-midnight darkness nagging unhealedworries angers fearssorrows pains doubtsfrom which your up-and-at-'em/off-and-runningdaytime busying successfully (you thought)cloaked and shielded younow—unbidden—prick you to uneasyall-unwilling half-awakeness,why lingerwallowing, drifting, resisting, postponinginevitable confrontationthe active Christ in you demands?
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"Be born again." The command can seem as impossible to us as it did to Nicodemus, but what makes rebirth possible is divine Love, not some personal ability of our own.
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From Christianity Today, March 7, 1986
Poem

"Immortal cravings"*

Cannot be fed by nouvelle cuisinematerial statusor yet another trip,for the heart's deeper yearnings arefed only by the bread of Life,the practical understanding of Truth,the angel food of Love,which change the base ofthought and life from flesh to Spirit,nudging life ever upwardtoward the ever-at-homespiritual idea forever at onewith the all-embracingFather-Mother God.
Editorial
So much of the "noise" and stimulation of materialism in our society would turn us away from God. How and where do we find the quietness to listen for His direction in our lives?
Editorial

Once in a lifetime

Deeply spiritual and godly events take hold of our lives and never leave them. The task at hand is to be ready when they come.
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God is with us

You know how you can tell God loves you? Because He heals you.
Testimony of Healing

I Have benefited so much from the many wonderful testimonies...

I Have benefited so much from the many wonderful testimonies I've read in the periodicals over the years.
Testimony of Healing
Through Christian Science I have grown closer to God.
Testimony of Healing
I have been a Christian Scientist all my life, and during all these years I have been blessed with many, many proofs of the healing power of God.
Testimony of Healing

Up to the time I found Christian Science, my life seemed empty...

Up to the time I found Christian Science, my life seemed empty and meaningless, devoid of happiness.
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No one can say when the quiet realization will come that you're ready.
Letters

Back and Forth

Selected letters from readers, with response.

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