December 2019 — And Christmas Comes Once More

O little town of Bethlehem, How still we see thee lie; Above thy deep and dreamless sleep The silent stars go by; Yet in thy dark streets shineth The everlasting Light; The hopes and fears of all the years Are met in thee tonight. O morning stars, together Proclaim the holy birth, And praises sing to God the King, And … Read More

November 2019 — Gratitude Every Day of the Year

A grateful heart a garden Is, Where there is always room For every lovely, Godlike grace To come to perfect bloom.” Christian Science Hymnal, No. 3 and 430 That beloved hymn resonates with all of us. It’s an established fact that it’s good for us to be grateful! Students of Christian Science know all too well the importance of gratitude … Read More

October 2019 — Harvest of Blessings

Are you gathering your blessings? Bringing the proverbial tithes into the storehouse? Harvest time asks us to celebrate the abundant blessings pouring in from a divine infinite source. To recognize and acknowledge the source is to gain a more comprehensive understanding of God, who meets our every need. Around the world, harvest festivals are celebrated annually. Even during ancient times, … Read More

September 2019 — Going Higher

“…I climb with joy the heights of Mind…” Christian Science Hymnal No.136 Really? Oh, yes! Joy is such a liberating companion in our progress Spirit-ward. It is important that we maintain our joy — that little three letter word that makes our burdens light. We need joy in the journey not just when we reach our destination, and joy in … Read More

August 2019 – God’s Law

A few months ago we invited our readers to share their favorite poetry from the Christian Science publications. A member of the High Ridge House Board of Trustees shared the following selection. Trust you too enjoy it and find it a comfort and an inspiration. “O HOW LOVE I THY LAW!” * By Peter J. Henniker-Heaton Because I have loved … Read More

July 2019 — Scientific healing power

“Only through radical reliance on Truth can scientific healing power be realized.” Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, 167:30 Radical = root, fundamental, thorough, sweeping, major, profound, uncompromising. These are just some definitions for the word radical. What comes to mind when you think of the word “radical?” I am reminded of a very significant time in my … Read More

June 2019 — Day Guest Program: fellowship and love.

“…ye also may have fellowship with us: and truly our fellowship is with the Father, and with his Son Jesus Christ.” (I John 1:3) Just what is the High Ridge House Day Guest Program? Angel thoughts were the impetus for High Ridge House’s Day Guest Program. We experienced a growing awareness of a need in our Christian Science community to … Read More

May 2019 — TMC Annual Meeting

photo credit: The First Church of Christ, Scientist from Wikipedia   The Annual Meeting of The Mother Church is barely a month away. This year’s theme is based on II Corinthians 1:3, 4: “ …that we may be able.” This immediately brought to mind the poem by A. E. Hamilton that Mrs. Eddy quotes in her autobiographical work Retrospection and Introspection. It begins … Read More

April 2019 — The Christian Science nurse

“Mind is not necessarily dependent upon educational processes. It possesses of itself all beauty and poetry, and the power of expressing them.” Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, p. 89:18-20 April is “National Poetry Month” in the United States and we thought to share this poem about Christian Science nursing that appeared in the June 2017 issue of … Read More

March 2019 — Women’s History Month

Cover Image: Pastel on porcelain portrait of Mary Baker Eddy 1911 by Alice Barbour. In a private collection, used by permission. In March of each year, the United States celebrates National Women’s History Month and on March 8th, the world celebrates International Women’s Day. We take this opportunity to recognize Mary Baker Eddy and her contributions to humanity. In 1995, she … Read More