Monthly Archives: June 2012

Eleventh-hour prayer

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Mary Baker Eddy’s Pleasant View and Chestnut Hill homes were filled with artwork, and pieces with a spiritual message were her favorites. She was thrilled when her student Julia Field-King sent her an engraving by Joseph Bishop Pratt of Briton Riviere’s famed painting “Daniel’s Answer to the King.” Eddy loved the Bible story of Daniel in the lion’s den and… Read more »

Lives transformed by Love

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The first demand of this Science is, ‘Thou shalt have no other gods before me.’   This me is Spirit.  Therefore the command means this:  Thou shalt have no intelligence, no life, no substance, no truth, no love, but that which is spiritual.   The second is like unto it, ‘ Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself.’ Mary Baker Eddy… Read more »

All God’s Children

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  It’s only our limited sense of love that would put a limit on God’s love or make it conditional. We can’t judge the nature and character of God’s love from a physical or material standpoint, since it is spiritual and beyond any limitation. All of us, as the children of God, have only a harmonious, unchangeable, and everlasting inheritance,… Read more »

Special Edition – No one is Fatherless

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Our mental health is not dependent on the presence or absence of a human father. Now I understood that I had a Father that would always be with me.  That Father was God.  He would love me unconditionally, guide my life and protect me. Special Edition Father’s Day 2012 “No One is fatherless” by Thomas Mitchinson C.S. As Father’s Day… Read more »

Humility – fertile ground for healing and harmony

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    This experience really showed me God’s power and the fact that humility brings healing answers. To be humble is to acknowledge that only the divine power reigns, as the Bible says, “Trust in the Lord . . . . In all thy ways acknowledge him” (Proverbs 3:5, 6), and “Cease ye from man, whose breath is in his… Read more »

Your writing inspires healing. – Posted with such gratitude.

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   Methinks, were they to contemplate the universal charge wherewith divine Love has entrusted us, in behalf of a suffering race, they would contribute oftener to the pages of this swift vehicle of scientific thought; for it reaches a vast number of earnest readers, and seekers after Truth. Mary Baker Eddy (Miscellaneous Writings 1883–1896, pp. 155–156) Your writing inspires healing By… Read more »

A real superhero

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  “The best spiritual type of Christly method for uplifting human thought and imparting divine Truth, is stationary power, stillness, and strength; and when this spiritual ideal is made our own, it becomes the model for human action” (Mary Baker Eddy – Retrospection and Introspection,” p. 93). A real superhero June 30, 2006 A Christian Science perspective on daily life… Read more »

Father-Mother God

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 Daily Bread 06/12/2012 “I have raised him up in righteousness, and I will direct all his ways…” (Isaiah 45: 13)   God raised us. He brought us into life through the quality and necessity of His Love, and He has never stopped nurturing us. We have been raised in His atmosphere, established as His natural heir, and having all the… Read more »

“God: The Producer and Director”

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  “God: The Producer and Director” By Tom Taffel Christian Science Sentinel June 19, 1971 Volume 73,     Number 25 There were almost too many reasons why I couldn’t make a motion picture for Pan American World Airways.  I was a college student without financial backing, technical training, or practical experience. And yet, the project seemed right.  As I silenced human… Read more »

Stay out of the swamp

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    And we solemnly promise to watch, and pray for that Mind to be in us which was also in Christ Jesus; to do unto others as we would have them do unto us; and to be merciful, just, and pure. (Science and Health 497:24) Stay out of the swamp A Christian Science perspective: What to do when the… Read more »