Monthly Archives: April 2012

Comfort in the aftermath of suicide

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Christian Science is Hope that is alive and healing.  Why Hope? Hope is the major weapon against suicide. Comfort in the aftermath of suicide A Christian Science perspective: By Kari Mashos What of the dark thoughts that appear to take hold of our thinking and tempt us to such destructive action? They are the making of the mental pressure to… Read more »

Suicide’s not the answer

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  Daily Bread 04/18/2012 * Because of the life and death nature of this topic the article has been listed in its entirety. No copyright violation intended as this article can be life saving and is intended for educational and teaching purposes. *   Suicide’s not the answer When all looks lost, our best option is to consider God’s continuing love… Read more »

Man up to real manhood

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The Christ, eternal manhood, As God’s own Son beloved, A tender ever-presence Within each heart is proved. O God, our Father-Mother, Thy name we see expressed By man, who in Thy Science Is perfect, holy, blessed. –Margaret Glenn Matters,Christian Science Hymnal, No. 221  Man up to real manhood TMC Youth’s website, time4thinkers.com, recently featured this article as a blog. By… Read more »

Love yourself first before you can love your neighbor as yourself.

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  “A mental state of self-condemnation and guilt or a faltering and doubting trust in Truth are unsuitable conditions for healing the sick”. Mary Baker Eddy * Daily Bread 04/16/2012 * Be kind to yourself By Melody Hardman From the Christian Science Sentinel – April 11, 2012   I was frequently angry, frightened, and depressed. I also found that I was becoming… Read more »

Titanic – It is difficult to tell of the experience

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      . . . though surprise has been expressed by very many, it only goes to prove that “with God all things are possible.” Daily Bread 04/13/2012 It is difficult to tell of the experience… By Lieut. C. H. Lightoller From the October, 1912 issue of The Christian Science Journal While the Titanic was sinking, and during the whole time I… Read more »

Purpose and Employment

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. . . behold, I have set before thee an open door . . . Daily Bread 04/12/2012 Science and Health page 499 Key to the Scriptures   These things saith He that is holy, He that is true, He that hath the key of David, He that openeth, and no man shutteth; and shutteth, and no man openeth; I… Read more »

Five spiritual lessons about employment

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Daily Bread 04/11/2012 In the Christian Science textbook, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, Mary Baker Eddy wrote about man as being “the compound idea of God, including all right ideas” ( p. 475), and of creation as consisting of “the unfolding of spiritual ideas and their identities, which are embraced in the infinite Mind and forever reflected” ( p. 503). In… Read more »

WHAT OUR LEADER SAYS

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WHAT OUR LEADER SAYS Finally, bretheren, wait patiently on God; return blessing for cursing; be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good; be steadfast, abide and abound in faith, understanding, and good works; study the Bible and the textbook of our demonation; obey strictly the laws that be, and follow your Leader only so far as she follows… Read more »

Is Christian Science a cult?

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As I read this group of characteristics, I am so glad that my religion of choice is not a cult.  I am a Christian Scientist.  Although, I revere the leader of The Church of Christ, Scientist, Mary Baker Eddy, but according to her, I follow her only as she follows Christ.  My allegiance always is to God.  Thomas Mitchinson, Illinois COP * Daily… Read more »

Happy Easter from Emergence International

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Happy Easter from Emergence International 04/08/2012 * Let us sing of Easter gladness That rejoices every day, Sing of hope and faith uplifted; Love has rolled the stone away           Christian Science Hymnal,          Hymn 413