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“Silence anger with prayer,” the January 30, Sentinel cover said.

When wrong steps turn right

I recently read about an 11-year-old named Victor in a tough city neighborhood who was sentenced by a youth court to 25 hours of community service for shooting a child in the leg with a BB gun.
Items of Interest
When America’s first ordained missionaries sailed from here to India 200 years ago, they kicked off a movement to spread the faith and created America’s most potent export: Christianity.
Items of Interest
Arizona’s public and charter high-school students soon could earn credit for learning about the influence of the Old Testament on art or how biblical references are found throughout literature.
Mistakes–big or small–can be corrected through prayer.

Many mansions

A mom's prayers bring safety and renewal when her family's home is severely damaged.

Bad investment reversed

A misguided decision does not have to haunt us for the rest of our lives.

Practice makes perfect

God, divine Spirit, reveals inspired solutions–even to seemingly intractable political issues.

Life isn't a competition

In Science and Health, Mary Baker Eddy quoted the following verse from Hebrews: “Let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us”.

Seeing through the mist

This author gains a clearer perspective on what being in one's "right place" really means.

Bumper-sticker angel

Recently an “angel” cut in front of me in traffic.
Excerpts from a recent Sentinel online chat with practitioner and teacher Diane Marrapodi.
Spiritual Focus on Books

Making sense of Jesus' world

A spiritual focus on the book Simply Jesus, by N.T. Wright.

Sports–playing & praying

An injury healed and team harmony restored–prayer makes for an uplifting soccer season!
Church Alive

A book-fair blessing

Eventually all shifts were manned faithfully and joyfully for eight days.
How I Found Christian Science

Seeing my life with new eyes

My eagerness to learn more about Christian Science hasn't stopped.
Sentinel Watch
The abundance of God is never made powerless in the face of human needs and is neither influenced by overspending nor retrenchment.
In the Christian Science Bible Lesson

Great bounty!

The spiritual nature of substance supports us, heals us, and satisfies us.
Testimony of Healing

Child's earache healed quickly

My name is Bridget, and I’m in second grade.
Testimony of Healing

Symptoms of sinus infection gone

My husband and I had agreed to serve on the staff of a camp for Christian Scientists that our daughter was attending.
Testimony of Healing

Heart trouble healed

One beautiful day when I was living in Washington, DC, I took a great bike ride on a trail along the Potomac River on my way to visit one of my daughters.
From the Editors
We can actually address a worldwide trend of thought as straightforwardly as we address our own individual state of thinking.

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