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WE'RE HAPPY TO ANNOUNCE that someone well known and loved by Sentinel readers—Senior Managing Editor Bill Dawley— has been named Editor of the Christian Science Sentinel, as well as The Christian Science Journel and The Herald of Christian Science.
Letters

letters

Obviously, Channing Walker was deeply inspired by a 97-year-old Iranian woman who survived eight days and nights after an earthquake trapped her in the rubble of her home.
items of interest

items of interest

MINISTRY OFFERS SANCTUARY TO SEAFARERS
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Three helpful "power words" to guide your prayers: listen, let, and launch.
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Keep PRAYING

Beyond physical relief and healing, persistent prayer offers the valuable benefit of knowing better who God is—and who you are.
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One of the writer's earliest listening-to-God" attempts turned out to be a mile-marker for life.
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First, I prayed

Read about the inspiring exchange that took place between two women who were separated by an ocean, on the day of a tragic event in the Middle East.
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Angels on Mt. Diavolezza

The angels God sends to help us aren't likely to have feathers and wings. Instead, they are the profoundly practical thoughts He gives to everyone.
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Even in the middle of a crisis, it wasn't too late to find trustworthy protection by turning to God.
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BEAUTY from the ashes

The role of prayer in the reconstruction of two lives after the 9/11 attacks.
CHURCH LIVES

A new understanding of God

The next in our continuing series on what church membership can do for you, your neighbor, and the world.
PARENTING

Growing pains?

It was my first time alone in London with daughters, Michelle, aged 11, and Heather, who was 12.
Poem

Evening light

I dismiss myself, spentfrom my cubicled daywhile the winter sky foldsinto layers pink and graysettling downfor the night.
SENTINEL WATCH
Those words from a classic 1958 Patsy Cline recording sound pretty contemporary in today's world of instant messaging, 24-hour news channels, mail that arrives over-night from across a continent, and families with two working parents.
Testimony of Healing

"Let's not try to change bad [the pain] into good," she said. She encouraged me to recognize that good—and only good—was already there.

Testimony of Healing

The greatest treasure

In 1980 I was suffering from back problems.
Testimony of Healing
The first healing I remember having that came through prayer happened when I was about nine years old.
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PROMOTIONAL INFORMATION
FROM THE editors

One sure way to antidote a tense future is to make sure we're praying in the present tense.

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