United against divisiveness

John Minard, a practitioner and teacher of Christian Science based in New Jersey, and Elisabeth (“Libby”) Hoffman, a Christian Scientist who is the founder and President of Catalyst for Peace, were guests on this Sentinel live chat, responding to questions from site visitors. Libby also co-founded Fambul Tok, which has done much to build peace in Sierra Leone. The chat has been edited for publication. To hear the whole chat go to sentinel.christianscience.com/chat/united.

It began with an opening statement from John.

John: This is such an important topic because unity is key to the health of families and the progress of mankind. The basis of unity is the absolute fact of our oneness with God—we are united—we’re in Him and of Him. As it says in Colossians, “Ye are complete in him, which is the head of all principality and power” (2:10). So we have a natural inclination toward unity, toward harmony. In fact, we’re not independent mortals running around with independent opinions, ideas, and views. We all have one Mind. We live in one family, in the harmony of God’s goodness, and we’re all in this together.

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