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A grateful heart

I was in college before I realized something different about my church.


The recent Sentinels are really "with it," and I salute your courageous coverage of current topics.
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"I NEVER THOUGHT I'D BE WRITING COLUMNS like this: stories about faith.
Whether or not your Thanksgiving looks like a Norman Rockwell portrait, you can still bow your head in the grace of heartfelt gratitude.
You've heard of rags to riches. And riches to rags. But this is a story of discovering real wealth that can never be taken away.

Homeward bound

Trenton, New Jersey, isn't all that far from Boston. But one Thanksgiving Eve, is seemed almost unreachable to this holiday traveler—until gratitude paved the way home.
The first in a series exploring the spiritual underpinning of the Ten Commandments, focuses on the significance of honoring one supreme God of good.

A Christian and a Muslim talk about Ramadan

By Lyle young and Kayed Khahlil A discussion on what this Islamic holy month really signifies and how we can support peace through understanding.
An educator learns that no noise or chaos can impede the clear, direct communication between God and the pupil at school.

'I ate the Bible'

When I was very young, I began to "eat" the Bible.
SPIRITUAL focus on film

Whale Rider—Two points of view

Husband and wife team Tony and Jennifer Lobl share their insights on Whale Rider, last summer's sleeper-hit film, now available on video and DVD.
The words weren't new to me, but hearing them read recently at a church service, I really took them in and let them change me: "I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men; for kings, and for all that are in authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty".
Testimony of Healing

As I slowly began to run, the pain lessened. I ran faster. The pain continued to lessen.

Testimony of Healing
Among the numerous healings I've had through Christian Science, there is one I especially cherish.
Testimony of Healing
I was pruning some trees in our front yard and felt a sharp prick on my wrist.
Healing comes right along with spiritual growth when you're studying Christian Science.
Learn more about the ideas in Science and Health and how they can help you be who you want to be, improve the world around you, and find deeper meaning in life.
FROM THE editors

So often it was the gentle, grateful heart that overcame the hubris of self-serving parties.

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