Monthly Archives: December 2013

Creating Opportunities by Evan Mehlenbacher – Daily Bread – 12/19/2013

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  “Mortal mind sees what it believes as certainly as it believes what it sees. It feels, hears, and sees its own thoughts”  Mary Baker Eddy (Science and Health, p. 86.)   What seem to be disease, vise, and mortality are the illusions of the physical senses.  These illusions are not real, but unreal.  Health is the consciousness of unreality… Read more »

ALL THINGS ARE MENTAL AND SPIRITUAL – By Martha Wilcox – 12/18/2013

  When fear disappears, the foundation of disease is gone. Mary Baker Eddy (Science and Health 368;31)   But we need to trust in God, divine Love.  And we must have the confidence to pull back the curtain on fear to expose it for what it ultimately is: nothing. An illusion. Fear has no part in divine Love’s universe and therefore… Read more »

Early Workers in Christian Science – Martha Wilcox – Daily Bread – 12/17/2013

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  From “Scientific Thinking and its Healing Results, Association Address of 1935”, pg. 2, by Martha Wilcox: “Instruction that is Truth removes from us the belief that we are not perfect now.  Truth, or spiritual sense, dispels the mist, or thins the cloud of material sense by showing us its nothingness, and the individual beholds his real self at hand,… Read more »

“The Sower Soweth the word” – Daily Bread – 12/16/2013

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  Christian Scientists the world over are the owners of our divinely inspired periodicals established by Mrs. Eddy. They should also individually accept towards each periodical all four of the responsibilities set forth by our Leader in the following sentence from “Miscellaneous Writings” relating to the Journal (p. 271): “They should take our magazine, work for it, write for it, and read… Read more »

Sweet Solitary Christmas – Weekend Edition – 12/14/2013

  Here is a little poem for anyone out there who might be spending Christmas alone. Amy Duncan * Submitted by Doug Hart     Sweet Solitary Christmas Amy Duncan Amy Duncan posted in Christian Science Potpourri 8:21am Dec 14 Submitted by Doug Hart   It’s the night before Christmas And I’m all alone, No tree and no presents No… Read more »

The Golden Rule with MBE, Lincoln, and the United Nations – Daily Bread – 12/13/2013

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  No Malpractice.  SECT. 8. Members will not intentionally or knowingly mentally malpractise, inasmuch as Christian Science can only be practised according to the Golden Rule: “All things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them.” (Matt. 7:12.)   Mary Baker Eddy Manual of The Mother Church‎ “If my system of religion and ethics is… Read more »

Bridging the Gulf Between Addiction and Freedom – Daily Bread – 12/12/2013

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  God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind. Mary Baker Eddy   From this point I began the absorbing study of this wondrous truth of Christian Science; and as it proceeded earnestly and prayerfully, I found the old shackles slipping one by one from my limbs. My… Read more »

Christian Science and the United Nations – Daily Bread – 12/11/2013

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  To my sense, the most imminent dangers confronting the coming century are: the robbing of people of life and liberty under the warrant of the Scriptures; the claims of politics and of human power, industrial slavery, and insufficient freedom of honest competition; and ritual, creed, and trusts in place of the Golden Rule, “Whatsoever ye would that men should… Read more »

Teen suicide: A survivor’s story – ‘There are solutions’ – Daily Bread – 12/10/2013

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  AFSP Key Findings and Recommendations: Although multiple studies point to elevated rates of depression, anxiety and substance abuse among sexual minority people, the panel found that these problems, by themselves, do not account for the higher rates of suicide attempts that have been reported by LGBT people. Thus, the consensus report identified stigma and discrimination as playing a key… Read more »

Getting ready to give, or already giving? Virginia Harris, C.S.B. – Daily Bread – 12/09/2013

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  *Photo – Ralph Lauren   Happiness is…unselfish; therefore it cannot exist alone, but requires all mankind to share it.” Mary Baker Eddy   “…Immanuel, or ‘God with us,’ – [is] a divine influence ever present in human consciousness…”  Mary Baker Eddy   Home is not a place, it is a power you take with you. The strongest tie I’ve ever… Read more »