Monthly Archives: July 2012

Pray for Colorado

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Eye on the World: safety, security, and togetherness By Sentinel staff     A gunman entered a crowded movie theater in Aurora, Colorado on Friday, throwing canisters of tear gas and firing gunshots into the crowd. At least 12 people were killed in the attack, and another 50 injured. Police evacuated the theater and later nabbed the gunman near a car parked… Read more »

A holy moment in the big city

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   For I will restore health unto thee, and I will heal thee  of thy wounds, saith the Lord;  (Jeremiah 30:17) * So I left my friends and doubled back to the corner where Josh was standing. I called out to him. He looked at me and smiled. In that moment I wasn’t impressed by his physical condition or our gritty surroundings…. Read more »

CHALLENGE Pharisees

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People struggle because they feel they need to hold on to all these things, “I need to get this and this and this done or this and this and this will happen.” People are fearful that if they let go completely and allow God and oneness to be their only experience that somehow all the things that need to get… Read more »

The Power of Purpose

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Each individual must fill his own niche in time and eternity. Mary Baker Eddy (Science and Health 70:18) Reprinted from the Quest Gallery, a space for visitors to learn more about the extraordinary life of Mary Baker Eddy located in Boston. “The Quest” In each of us, there is a yearning to know . . . Who am I?  What is… Read more »

It’s time to come out of the closet

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  This is what is meant by seeking Truth, Christ, not ‘for the loaves and fishes,’ nor, like the Pharisee, with the arrogance of rank and display of scholarship, but like Mary Magdalene, from the summit of devout consecration, with the oil of gladness and the perfume of gratitude, with tears of repentance and with all those hairs all numbered by the… Read more »

Poetry – A song that is the world

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  A song that is the world Behold, the kingdom of God is within you. Luke 17:21 * photo courtesy of www.allposters.com                     (click here for video)  Lean close…closer, & listen. Can you hear it? Walk down this alley with me, past the bums counting the quarters in their hands &… Read more »

Going it alone?

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  Adoration of the Shepherds, 1646 * photo – courtesy of  www.allposters.com by Rembrandt van Rijn Rembrandt (1606 – 1669), was a Baroque artist whose masterful portrayal of complex emotions brought credibility and compassion to his art. Skillfully conveying feeling through gesture, expression, and a supreme command of light and shadow. He possessed a profound understanding of human nature and a… Read more »

The spiritual marathon

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    Be strong and of good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the Lord thy God is with thee withsoever thou goest. Joshua 1:9 Every trial of our faith in God makes us stronger.  The more difficult seems the material condition to be overcome by Spirit, the stronger should be our faith and purer our love…. Read more »

Special Edition – How This Straight, Christian Girl From a Conservative Family Found Herself Fighting for LGBT Youth

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We are (click here for audio) family   “Love your neighbor” takes on a whole new meaning in this trio of stories by Los Angeles high-risk school teacher Paul White, who’s repeatedly risked his life to help gang-involved youth How This Straight, Christian Girl From a Conservative Family Found Herself Fighting for LGBT Youth Posted: 07/09/2012 4:31 pm by The… Read more »