Monthly Archives: August 2012

A prayer for the homeless + Video

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  I know that it’s an issue ( LGBT teen homelessness) that isn’t readily discussed in the mainstream media. Sure, many teens come out and their parents support them. But just as many are kicked out of their homes for being gay and they have nowhere to go but the streets. I realized that I often take my parents for… Read more »

Ryan Winslow: I Read in a book Somewhere (Video)

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  Whatever inspires with wisdom, Truth, or Love – be it song, sermon, or Science – blesses the human family with crumbs of comfort from Christ’s table, feeding the hungry and giving living waters to the thirsty. Mary Baker Eddy (Science and Health 234:4) Ryan Winslow: See video below Song Title: I Read in a book Somewhere * Photo – Jacob… Read more »

The world needs you

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  “Each individual must fill his own niche in time and eternity”. Mary Baker Eddy (Retrospection and Introspection p.70) COVER ARTICLE The world needs you * photo courtesy of allposters.com By Cindy Roemer From the September 3, 2012 issue of the Christian Science Sentinel   When I think of Jesus’ teachings, I see that he often turned the world’s way of valuing things… Read more »

Special Edition – Sharing the Stories of LGBT Youth: Noah, 19, From Macon, Ga.

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  Beautiful story on so many levels. It’s a healing story and I think that’s partly due to all of the honesty which has given this young person so much insight into himself and the world. Thanks, Noah. – Roberto M.     Diana Scholland Laurel Golio Featuring fresh takes and real-time analysis from HuffPost’s signature lineup of contributors Sharing… Read more »

The Art of Focusing

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  The Art of Focusing 8,8,8,8   To focus on a primal goal, Devoting energies to do One thing to a completed whole, I work the present task ’til through.   This is my present vital need, The thought-form I must daily choose; For scattered thoughts on many deeds Would have me miss the mark and lose.   The world… Read more »

Embracing communities worldwide + Video

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Anti-gay bullying advocates are praising the San Francisco 49ers, who became the first NFL team to join the “It Gets Better” campaign in support of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth. FROM THE SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS: IT GETS BETTER VIEW THE VIDEO    Mary Baker Eddy, wrote more than 100 years ago: “One infinite God, good, unifies men and nations; constitutes… Read more »

When you’ve been rejected

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  “Over the years, I have come to realize that the greatest trap in our life is not success, popularity, or power, but self-rejection. Success, popularity, and power can indeed present a great temptation, but their seductive quality often comes from the way they are part of the much larger temptation to self-rejection. When we have come to believe in… Read more »

Special Edition – After Gay Son’s Suicide, Mother Finds Blame in Herself and in Her Church

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  In the months after Tyler’s death, some of Ms. Clementi’s friends confided that they, too, had gay children. She blames religion for the shame surrounding it — in the conversation about coming out, Tyler told his mother he did not think he could be Christian and gay. “I think some people think that sexual orientation can be changed or… Read more »

Jesus’ wilderness experience: what does it mean for us today?

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  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. Mary Baker Eddy WEB ORIGINAL Jesus’ wilderness experience: what does it mean for us today? By Susan Benjamin From The Christian Science Journal – August 2012 * photo courtesy of  allposters.com   Jesus’… Read more »

A Gay Dad’s Perspective on the Hate-Note-Writing Father, and a Letter to My Own Sons + Video

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  O man greatly beloved, fear not: peace be unto thee, be strong, yea, be strong. Daniel  10:19    Love is impartial and universal in its adaptation and bestowals. Mary Baker Eddy (Science and Health 13:2-3) 3:01 Zach Wahls Speaks About Family Zach Wahls, a 19-year-old University of Iowa student spoke about the strength of his family during a public forum on… Read more »