Monthly Archives: January 2014

Humility – A Lesson from the CS Sentinel & Navy Seal Lt. Michael Murphy – Now Playing – 01/31/2014

  Murphy’s mother, Maureen, said “He was very humble, no matter what he did,” she said of her son.  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/05/uss-michael-murphy-navys-newest-destroyer-seal-new-york_n_1942050.html   Murphy was known to his friends as “Murph”, and he was known as “The Protector” in his high school years. In 8th grade, he protected a special needs child who was being shoved into a locker by a group… Read more »

Opportunity by Jeff Rice CS – Daily Bread – 01/30/2014

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  For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come,  [39] Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord. Romans 8:38-39 (KJV)     Opportunity By Jeff Rice CS… Read more »

Redemption and Freedom from the Past – Our Daily Bread – 01/29/2014

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   Would existence without personal friends be to you a blank? Then the time will come when you will left without sympathy; but this seeming vacuum is already filled with divine Love. When this hour of development comes, even if you cling to a sense of personal joys, spiritual Love will force you to accept what best promotes your growth. Friends will betray and enemies will slander, until the lesson… Read more »

The Christian Science Practice—Open to Everyone – Daily bread – 01/28/2014

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  “Each individual must fill his own niche in time and eternity”. Mary Baker Eddy (Retrospection and Introspection p.70)  2:51 Life of Pi: Leap of Faith by thelifeofpimovie 11 months ago 31,312 views   Ang Lee, Academy Awards Oscar Wining  Director for Life of Pi and Brokeback Mountain. You don’t know your strength until it has been tested.  God knows the… Read more »

Trial by Fire + CS QA – Daily Bread – 01/27/2014

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  BELIEVING. Firmness and constancy; not a faltering nor a blind faith, but the perception of spiritual Truth. Mary Baker Eddy (Science and Health   582:1–2 )                   Q What is Christian Science? A Christian Science is the law of God. It demonstrates the healing power expressed in the words and works of… Read more »

Ready to forgive, ready for peace – Weekend Edition – 01/25/2014

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  Why didn’t Pi just let go of the tiger ???    9:38 Life of Pi  (Spoiler Alert) – One Possible Analysis by BanditIncorporated 10 months ago 22,021 views       Ready to forgive, ready for peace You can forgive—no matter what has happened. By Robert A. Johnson From the June 8, 1998 issue of the Christian Science Sentinel  … Read more »

THE GIFT OF GRACE – Daily Bread – 01/24/2014

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  “My daughter and I just finished reading Life of Pi together. Both of us agreed we prefer the story with animals. It is a lovely book — an elegant proof of God, and the power of storytelling. Thank you.” President Barack Obama     2:25Life of Pi Trailer Official Video 2012 [HD] Pi’s innocence is robbed or tested and… Read more »

Open Letter from Dr. John Near – Departure from Principia College Faculty – Part I – 01/23/2014

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  December 3, 2013 Dear Friends of Principia, I understand that my name and the underlying reason for my departure from the Principia College faculty recently came up in an open forum of Faculty Senate.  To clarify the situation, I am distributing this letter, and I would like to thank all who have communicated with me for their kind support…. Read more »

25 Responses to Dr. John Near’s “Open Letter to the Principia Community,” – Part II – 01/23/2014

  25 Responses to “Open Letter to the Principia Community,” December 3, 2013 1. Thanks for ensuring I got this letter. To be honest, the homosexuality policy was the biggest stumbling block to my accepting the job here. I believe that it is wrong, harmful on many levels and completely unnecessary in any institution. The implication that one’s sexual orientation makes… Read more »

The Great Art of Listening – Daily Bread – 01/22/2014

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  People are most apt to trust and open up their mental gate when you listen to them, care about them, and have a SINCERE desire to understand them. Integrity Selling Success Principle from Integrity Selling by Ron Willingham Get people to open up their mental gates and let you in. (pg.2)   “You don’t sell products . . …. Read more »