Monthly Archives: July 2011

Communication

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Have you ever noticed that it’s not always the person who speaks a language flawlessly who is the best communicator? Sometimes a person who’s speaking a second language may not speak it well technically, but nevertheless articulates with such conviction and truthfulness that the listener is swept away by the power and eloquence of what is shared. This indicates that… Read more »

Hope

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Good Morning Everyone.   I hope to see you all in Chicago at the Emergence Conference.   After flying half-way around the world in three consecutive days; (hosting our Tahitian group cruise followed three days later by our Danube River cruise), Bill and I returned to San Francisco in time to attend the Wednesday Evening Service — just two days… Read more »

Race

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Race and what truly matters        The Christian Science Monitor – CSMonitor.com      Each of us is made in the very image and likeness of God, and nothing – not race, not class, nothing – can stand in the way of our learning what that means for ourselves and for the betterment of humanity.     Race… Read more »

Safe

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So I prayed to see more clearly that mine or anyone’s relationship with our fellow brothers and sisters cannot be severed—by greed or hatred or any other animal instinct. Why? Because we are all eternally at one with God, with good, and our unity with the Divine forms the basis of our interconnection with each other. By understanding that we… Read more »

Gold

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Through the course of the recent worldwide financial turbulence, some have turned to gold for security and a refuge. Many believe that one of the lessons from this turbulence is for the world to acknowledge and act upon the importance of principle and reason in financial dealings. But beyond that, spiritual seekers know that the understanding of God will not… Read more »

Still Small voice

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We should examine ourselves and learn what is the affection and purpose of the heart, for in this way only can we learn what we honestly are.    Science and Health 8: 28-30        Still Small Voice    Learning to trust your instincts, using you intuitive sense of what’s best for you, is paramount for any lasting success.  I’ve trusted… Read more »

Heart in Protest

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A heart in protest Linda Kohler Reprinted from the August 2009 issue of The Christian Science Journal. Many of Jesus’ patients had to go out of their way to get to him—by pushing through crowds, by friends tearing out roof tiles, or by walking a day’s journey into the countryside to hear him preach. I think it’s safe to say that… Read more »

The Boy Who Followed Somebody Else’s Dream

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  To thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man.               William Shakespeare     The 4th of July is a good time to reflect on these words from a great American:  It is not the critic who counts, not the man… Read more »