Monthly Archives: February 2013

Leaving it to God—or to chance? By Tom Taffel

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Web Original Leaving it to God—or to chance? By Tom Taffel As an undergraduate at Rochester Institute of Technology, I was required to take a course in statistical analysis.  Although the course was rather forgettable, one concept intrigued me: “Poisson Probability,” the work of Siméon-Denis Poisson in the 1830s.  Poisson was a statistician specializing in “non-events”—things which did not take place within… Read more »

Bless These Hands by Rev. Paul Lachlan Peck

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    Bless These Hands By Rev. Paul Lachlan Peck, I Universe, (Psalm 90:17) 7,7,7,7   Bless these hands, O Lord, that work In the vineyard day by day; May they never idly shirk From the tasks within the Way.   Keep my motives pure and clear, Keep my heart in loving Grace; Keep me from all doubt and fear,… Read more »

“The Coming” – Submitted by Ed Helms

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    “The Coming” Music: G. Mantle-Childe Words: Rosa Maude Turner Submitted By Ed Helms * Photo – Morning Meal   Christ comes as softly as the Springtime’s dawning Unfolding tender joys from day to day; Christ comes as surely as the light of morning Rolls the dark curtain of the night away. Christ comes as softly, comes as surely… Read more »

Hymn #412 submitted by Mark Patterson, also known as Max Douglas.

    “When i’m feeling lost, marginalized, ignored, attacked, I find great solace  in hymn #412 from the Christian Science Hymnal. It’s a beautiful prayer that we can use to combat the darkness we sometimes fall in when the hate is just too much or when we’re feeling very very alone. The Christ *is* here right where we are no matter what. … Read more »

Love, and love-me support systems – Rev. Paul Lachlan Peck

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    Love, and love-me support systems Rev. Paul Lachlan Peck   Love cannot possess; neither can it be possessed. Yet so many people attempt to buy and sell love as they would buy and sell stock in the marketplace. Quite a remarkable woman, Mary Baker Eddy who founded Christian Science, wrote much about Love. She said, “Love is impartial… Read more »

Virginia Harris, C.S.B. – Golden Rule Day – Valentines Message

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“Human affection is not poured forth vainly, even though it meet no return. Love enriches the nature, enlarging, purifying, and elevating it.”   Mary Baker Eddy Virginia Harris, C.S.B. – Golden Rule Day  Golden Rule Day Do you remember Valentine’s Day when you were a kid in elementary school? What I remember is coming to school with a brown paper sack filled… Read more »

Virginia Harris, C.S.B. – The Natural Health Defense

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Pure innocence is who we already are. Any suggestion of contagion can be seen as a dense fog obscuring what is real, like a mountain – the fog doesn’t affect or change the mountain in any way, does it? The fog only appears to hide the mountain from view for a time. What dissipates the fog? The warm, penetrating light… Read more »

Balancing the physical with Soul by Rev. Paul Lachlan Peck

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  I learned that material food can never solve emotional and mental problems. Yet, how many people attempt to eat their way out of grief, dismay, fear, discouragement, disappointment, and despair?      Balancing  the physical with Soul by Rev. Paul Lachlan Peck There was a time when I realized that I was carrying around more matter than I needed… Read more »