Monthly Archives: August 2011

Defying low expectations

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  To injure no man and bless all mankind.   Mary Baker Eddy      SOCIETY MAKES MANY PREDICTIONS FOR US. People peg us for certain roles or positions. Sometimes we enjoy the prediction—hero, star, champion athlete. Other times it may feel hurtful, put us down, or stunt our personal growth. I’ve found that when faced with a negative outline or expectation,… Read more »

Don’t Quit

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  To injure no man and bless all mankind.   Mary Baker Eddy         It Gets Better – Click Here – Think for a Change     Don’t quit     When things go wrong, as they sometimes will, When the road you’re trudging seems all uphill, When the funds are low, and the debts are high,  And you… Read more »

Beyond self-righteousness plus Transgender Faith Summit

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IT GETS BETTER – CLICK HERE – TRANSGENDER FAITH LEADERS SUMMIT This past weekend, November 5th and 6th, 2010, a group of more than 70 faith leaders gathered together at the Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley, CA.…    Self-righteousness and false judgment are the antithesis of what Jesus preached in the New Testament when he said things like, “Judge… Read more »

The Diamond Sermon & It gets better

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  To injure no man and bless all mankind.   Mary Baker Eddy    IT GETS BETTER: VIDEO #1 CHRISTIAN & GAY It Gets Better – Jake Shears – YouTube www.youtube.com/watch?v=FjFxosDnzOo6 min – Oct 6, 2010 – Uploaded by antonbrandt It Gets Better – Jake Shears. antonbrandt 9 videos. Subscribe Alert icon Subscribed. Sign In or Sign Up now! Loading… Alert icon …            Current Reference: Book… Read more »

Talk about what you love

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  To injure no man and bless all mankind.   Mary Baker Eddy      IT GETS BETTER – JASON’S STORY Growing up gay was not easy. I often felt alone and scared, a victim of constant bullying and violence from my peers while school officials failed to intervene. I considered suicide, but eventually came to realize that life is… Read more »

What a feast

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  To injure no man and bless all mankind.   Mary Baker Eddy    Where did the mother-love come in? Certainly the sweet direction to go to the sourcebook of spiritual, healing ideas, inspired by the Bible itself, was a motherly command. And the words my eyes fell on filled my heart with awe—closing the gaping hole I had not… Read more »

Journey through the Wilderness

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The common custom of praying for the recovery of the sick finds help in blind belief, whereas help should come from the enlightened understanding (Science and Health 12: 22-24). Wilderness: Loneliness; doubt; darkness.  Spontaneity of thought and idea; the vestibule in which a material sense of things disappears, and spiritual sense unfolds the great facts of existence (Science and Health… Read more »

Grief

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…  remember God was always there. Our Father-Mother is loving, caring, and protecting both of us. In this thought, there is a comforting unity of being. As Mary Baker Eddy, who discovered Christian Science, wrote, “Where God is we can meet, and where God is we can never part” (The First Church of Christ, Scientist, and Miscellany, p. 131).   … Read more »

Join the Protest

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Our own prayers for humankind’s physical and mental freedom should enter similar pleas. We can trust the healing Christ to come to our thought and protest firmly in defense of our spiritual nature, our divine right to well-being and prosperity. This “importunate” desire involves persistence—a tenacious refusal to see anything but the truth of our being, sometimes one thought at… Read more »