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Four years ago, when I had the opportunity to attend the first "Spirituality and Healing in Medicine" conference sponsored by Harvard Medical School, one of the sessions focused on the curative effects of placebos.
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What I love about the new Sentinel is its complete embrace of the world—of each one, in every place.
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One of the latest board games is called Infection.
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Going beyond placebos

One dictionary describes a "placebo" as an inactive substance used medically to humor a patient. Yet, oftentimes a lot more than mere humoring goes on; patients actually recover from illness by taking placebos. Clearly, their belief in a pill's efficacy renders it effective. But genuine healing—Christian healing—isn't based on belief. It's founded on spiritual understanding.
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Never helpless in the face of disease

Threatened by serious illness, this author found God's help equal to the difficulty—and then some.
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A family for everyone
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An attitude conducive to flight

As it turns out, certain facts about airplane flight have useful application to the resolution of financial difficulties as well.
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How I handled an obscene caller

Can you imagine wanting a second opportunity to talk with a stranger who has offended you? That just might be the case if you had an important message, such as this one, to deliver.
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Twice each year, in December and March, the conference "Spirituality and Healing in Medicine" is held. This week, delegates are meeting in Chicago. The Sentinel covered the proceedings in Boston last December, which included the same program and faculty.
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Being appreciated

What do gems have to do with self–worth? Lots. They remind us of all that we bring, by nature, to every endeavor.
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Topher returns to love

This little boy taught his dad an important lesson about forgiveness. Then they had a big hug.
Letters

Dear Sentinel,

I am really grateful for the healing I had when I was playing football on the playground.
Testimony of Healing

I called that same day for an interview, and I did get the position.

Testimony of Healing

I was healed of a painful growth in my stomach.

Testimony of Healing

In the next two annual evaluations, the president gave me an excellent rating.

Testimony of Healing

Breathing trouble eliminated

I was going to my car when I slipped and fell facedown in the driveway.
Article

The perfect place

Nothing could keep those living in my community from feeling the presence of God's love, and from expressing it.

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Q Are Christian Scientists allowed to go to a doctor?
Editorial

When childbirth becomes new birth

Any spiritual lesson-learning constitutes a kind of "birth."

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