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Editorial

Start with the solution

To begin with the solution is the solution, and we find God’s divine goodness to be the only reality, right here and now.
Article
It’s God’s grace that turns us wholeheartedly to Him, communicates His love, inspires our obedience, and demonstrates His attentive, intelligent control.
Poem

Meekness and might

Mary Baker Eddy wrote, “Meekness is the armor of a Christian, his shield and his buckler” (Message to The Mother Church for 1902, p. 19). This poem celebrates the protective Christly power of meekness.
Article
Who needs a silver bullet when we have an all-good God in whom we can wholeheartedly trust?
Article

To calmly persist

Our God-given ability to rise above even the most stubborn opposition and calmly persist in acknowledging spiritual Truth has its reward in healing.
Article

An economy of ideas

Burden-free living is not out of reach or years away.
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Article

Declare it

The way out of any challenge is starting with God, as this poem describes. You’ll find more on this same topic in this week’s Sentinel editorial, “Start with the solution.”
Article
More than being against something, we can find a sense of unity in the spiritual reality that we are all innately for something: the goodness and light that come from God, the omnipotent Love and intelligent Life that created and sustains us all.
TeenConnect: Trending
When she found out a close contact had Covid, this college student was initially stressed and scared. But prayer brought a quick turnaround—for her and her friends. 
Sentinel Watch
What does it mean to practice Christian Science? This week's guest shares how learning more about God and herself through her day to day spiritual study and prayer has blessed her with healings and spiritual growth.

How can I think about mental health?

A new Sentinel Watch series explores how others have found healing in handling
depression, suicide, social media pressures, self-harm, and more.

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Kids

My Shepherd and me

Watching the sheep and the farmer made me feel loved, too—like God was wrapping me up in a warm, woolly blanket.
Testimony of Healing

God’s loving care

Filled with thoughts of God’s presence, I knew the truth that God, divine Life, was my life. 
Testimony of Healing
I went and played my normal round of golf with no side effects whatsoever. There has been no recurrence of this condition.
Testimony of Healing

Freed from toe injury

Less than a week after the incident, I freely participated in several active days of family wedding activities—including happily dancing in heels.
Bible Lens

Truth

Jesus’ self-identification in John 14:6 combines the words truth and life with way, pointing the pathway to an understanding of God.
Bible Lens

Love

Christ Jesus’ teaching to love one’s enemies dramatically expanded on Hebrew injunctions to love one’s neighbor and show kindness to foreigners.
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The perfection of our connections is established in Spirit, as the Scriptures assure us. We’re forever at one with God, and through God, with each other.
Article

Your God-given purpose

No matter how challenging we may find it to realize our purpose, we can trust God to develop and guide our every step.
Article
More important than my work or going on a trip with friends was my duty to God, “investing” in getting to know God more and listening for Mind’s guidance.
Poem

Listen . . .

The Word is speaking . . .The Logos of eternity declares itself,
its power: 
It is Love—embracing the cosmos with
its dictation.
We feel its presence by hearing,
knowing:
We are God’s thoughts.
How I Found Christian Science

A friend introduced me

I noticed that my friend was very happy, with a positive outlook on life. I wondered if her religion might have something to do with her attitude. So, I went to Christian Science Sunday School with her to find out if there might be a connection.
Poem

Resolve

This American sonnet is inspired by page 514 of Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy.
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Article

Declare it

The way out of any challenge is starting with God, as this poem describes. You’ll find more on this same topic in this week’s Sentinel editorial, “Start with the solution.”
Article
More than being against something, we can find a sense of unity in the spiritual reality that we are all innately for something: the goodness and light that come from God, the omnipotent Love and intelligent Life that created and sustains us all.
TeenConnect: Trending
When she found out a close contact had Covid, this college student was initially stressed and scared. But prayer brought a quick turnaround—for her and her friends. 
Sentinel Watch
What does it mean to practice Christian Science? This week's guest shares how learning more about God and herself through her day to day spiritual study and prayer has blessed her with healings and spiritual growth.

How can I think about mental health?

A new Sentinel Watch series explores how others have found healing in handling
depression, suicide, social media pressures, self-harm, and more.

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TeenConnect: Your Healings
I was sure that if I hadn’t turned to God and prayed, the recovery process would have taken much longer.
Testimony of Healing

Injured wrist healed

I had the expectation that God’s ever-present goodness and love would meet my need.
Testimony of Healing
I prayed to see my manager as a loved child of God, just as I identified myself, and I vowed not to take offense over angry outbursts and unjustified accusations.
Testimony of Healing

Lump vanishes

I felt uplifted and surrounded—encompassed—by Love’s care.
Bible Lens

Spirit

Central to early Christian teaching was believers’ status as children of God.
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Editorial
Aggressive language, virulent attacks, and the tendency to think of those whose policies we oppose as enemies are not only anti-democratic actions and notions but also profoundly alien to our true selves.
Article
Whenever a divisive issue comes up, I ask myself, “On which side am I fighting? The dividing side or the unifying side?” 
Poem

Together

Whether we are in church or on the street, we are not divided, we are all one.
Article
Treatment opens our thinking to the power of divine Love influencing, motivating, and comforting.
Article
Without interfering in our neighbor’s business, is there a way we can respond to someone’s need that is in line with Jesus’ teachings, even if our help is not sought?
Article
I want to share a couple of cool healings I’ve had with my dogs.
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Article

Declare it

The way out of any challenge is starting with God, as this poem describes. You’ll find more on this same topic in this week’s Sentinel editorial, “Start with the solution.”
Article
More than being against something, we can find a sense of unity in the spiritual reality that we are all innately for something: the goodness and light that come from God, the omnipotent Love and intelligent Life that created and sustains us all.
TeenConnect: Trending
When she found out a close contact had Covid, this college student was initially stressed and scared. But prayer brought a quick turnaround—for her and her friends. 
Sentinel Watch
What does it mean to practice Christian Science? This week's guest shares how learning more about God and herself through her day to day spiritual study and prayer has blessed her with healings and spiritual growth.

How can I think about mental health?

A new Sentinel Watch series explores how others have found healing in handling
depression, suicide, social media pressures, self-harm, and more.

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Testimony of Healing
I mentally faced down the lie that I could not stand. 
Testimony of Healing
I began to focus while driving on what it means for us, as spiritual ideas of God, to coincide. From that point on, I felt safe and assured.
Testimony of Healing

Healed instantly on the tennis court

The coaches and other players who had seen my ankle twist unnaturally had gasped with concern. Despite this distraction, I stuck with the truth of being that we are taught in Christian Science.
Bible Lens

Sacrament

After the Savior’s ascension, breaking bread became a precious symbol of fellowship for his followers.
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Editorial

Can God heal this?

The right understanding of God, which Christian Science teaches, restores health and harmony.
Article
Discovering our true heritage as God’s children not only frees us to be the unique and complete individuals God made us to be but can also heal us of any seemingly inherited trait or condition that we’ve come to see as part of our life.
Article
I felt frustrated that my sister had finally reached out for help, and now it wasn’t available. But right on the heels of this thought came a clear message: “The Christ is always available!” 
Turning points in spiritual growth

Healing and love in my life

The head of the voice department said it was a miracle that I was able to sing so well and that he might have to go to my church!
Poem

Expectancy

When we expect all good as coming from God, we prepare ourselves to receive it. 
TeenConnect: Your Healings
 An encounter with the police seemed to be heading in a bad direction when this student suddenly remembered something he’d learned in Christian Science Sunday School.
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Article

Declare it

The way out of any challenge is starting with God, as this poem describes. You’ll find more on this same topic in this week’s Sentinel editorial, “Start with the solution.”
Article
More than being against something, we can find a sense of unity in the spiritual reality that we are all innately for something: the goodness and light that come from God, the omnipotent Love and intelligent Life that created and sustains us all.
TeenConnect: Trending
When she found out a close contact had Covid, this college student was initially stressed and scared. But prayer brought a quick turnaround—for her and her friends. 
Sentinel Watch
What does it mean to practice Christian Science? This week's guest shares how learning more about God and herself through her day to day spiritual study and prayer has blessed her with healings and spiritual growth.

How can I think about mental health?

A new Sentinel Watch series explores how others have found healing in handling
depression, suicide, social media pressures, self-harm, and more.

Listen

Testimony of Healing
The coaches at my high school were Christian Scientists, and when I got off the field, one of them came over to check on me. He was compassionate and supported my desire for healing through prayer.
Testimony of Healing

Healing of deep cut

I could use my hand normally again, and there were no aftereffects.
Testimony of Healing

Tonsillitis overcome

How important it is to clearly see that illness is a bully that needs to be faced down by understanding that God, good, is the “boss” and is always in control.  
Article
O God, our help in ages past, 
    Our hope for time to come, 
Our shelter from the stormy blast, 
   And our eternal home.
(Hymn. 213:1)
Bible Lens

Life

To the Christian, spiritual transformation—being “changed into the same image from glory to glory”—takes place as God’s glory is seen.
Letters & Conversations

Letters & Conversations

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