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From the Editors


Sarah Hyatt has spoken to me again.

Safety that's guaranteed

How can we keep ourselves and our loved ones safe?
Items of Interest
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton wrapped up a summit of international leaders [the week of December 12, 2011] to explore specific steps to combat intolerance, discrimination, and violence on the basis of religion or belief.
Items of Interest
The Archbishop of Canterbury has used his New Year’s message to reflect on the causes of last summer’s riots and how Britain can do more to help its young people.
Items of Interest
After a long wait for enough inclement weather to provide building materials, the Snow Church in the Bavarian village of Mitterfirmiansreut was constructed and opened in the final days of 2011.

Your spiritual safety net

In the face of danger or violence, we can feel and know that God's intelligence and goodness are present to guide us.

River rescue

God's direction comes clearly when this writer and his young friend are swept into a freezing river on a canoe trip.

Safe at sea

A master mariner finds safety through prayer on a stormy sea.

Angels at my side

When I want to be assured of God’s protecting power, I often turn to the Bible.

Follow your Shepherd

God is always there to guide us, even in difficult situations.

Danger has no place here

This writer prays about safety in relation to her husband's job as a United States Marine.

Practice forgiving in daily life

Seeing God's nature expressed in everyone enables us to forgive.

Chicken soup & prayer

Recently a new friend, visiting and about to leave, turned to me and said, “I cannot leave without asking you, Do you believe in Jesus?

Watch your garden grow

A children's story becomes a metaphor for healing.

Brotherly love in Brazil

Prayer led this student to reject cultural divides while on a trip abroad.
Church Alive
My thought was lifted away from myself and out to God's whole creation.
Spiritual Focus on Books

Dismantling our idols

The only way to free ourselves from the destructive influence of counterfeit gods is to turn back to the true God. 
Sentinel Watch
Our recognition of God as "a very present help" can inspire officials with new ideas and fresh views of good in their cities. 
In the Christian Science Bible Lesson

Prepare to be transformed

The activity of Soul leads toward a clearer understanding of our unbroken relationship with God. 
Testimony of Healing

Severe pain gone

Recently, I had a healing in which my son Joseph, now 11, prayed for me as a Christian Science practitioner would.
Testimony of Healing
For a number of years I’ve enjoyed competing in “masters”.
Testimony of Healing

Partial paralysis healed

One day about two years ago, I began feeling a ceaseless sensation of discomfort in my jaw and right temple.
From the Editors
Have you noticed that the subject of “saving for retirement” isn’t just reserved for those close to retirement?

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