November 2018 — Thoughts on Thanksgiving

“Our gratitude is riches” (Christian Science Hymnal, No. 249) What a great reminder. Picture a cornucopia filled with cards of gratitude. Gratitude for lessons learned, for progress, for blessings, for healing and for God’s limitless expressions of good. In counting our blessings, High Ridge House is grateful for Mary Baker Eddy’s provision for the Christian Science nurse in the Church … Read More

October 2018 — A Harvest of Blessings

“Bring ye all the tithes into the storehouse . . .” (Malachi 3:10) A harvest of blessings. We are so happy to share the bounty of our harvest from our Annual Meeting on September 29th. It coincided with the worldwide celebration of International Christian Science Nursing Days. In honor of that celebration, we hosted a panel of High Ridge House … Read More

September 2018 — Early call…

“If students do not readily heal themselves, they should early call an experienced Christian Scientist to aid them. ” ~ Mary Baker Eddy Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures (p. 420:4-7) “…early call…”. What a compelling directive Mrs. Eddy gives us. Do not delay when one needs help. It is interesting to note how many of the Master’s … Read More

August 2018 — “Decide Quickly…”

“To decide quickly as to the proper treatment of error– whether error is manifested in forms of sickness, sin, or death– is the first step towards destroying error.” Mary Baker Eddy Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures (p. 463:21-24) Is this not wise encouragement from the Discoverer and Founder of Christian Science? “Decide quickly” is what Mary Baker … Read More

July 2018 — “Let Freedom Ring”

“Truth brings the elements of liberty.” Mary Baker Eddy Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures (p. 224:28) What is liberty? We have just celebrated our nation’s Independence Day – The Fourth of July. On that day, we celebrate the liberty upon which our country is founded. Truth’s elements of liberty, however, are something more than that. What may … Read More

June 2018 — “Will you join us?”

The preparations of the heart in man, and the answer of the tongue, is from the Lord. Proverbs 16:1 We are but days away from the Annual Meeting of The First Church of Christ, Scientist. Preparations have been under way for some time, and final touches are being put in place in Boston. A warm welcome is awaiting. This year’s … Read More

May 2018 — “Heart to Heart”

“O God, unite us heart to heart In sympathy divine . . . “ (Christian Science Hymnal 4:2) Heart to heart. A sweet phrase. A tender analogy. It speaks to honesty, affection, a pure communication. Mary Baker Eddy writes: “When the heart speaks, however simple the words, its language is always acceptable to those who have hearts.” (Miscellaneous Writings pg … Read More

April 2018 — “On Our Way Rejoicing”

“For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope.” (Rom 15:4) “He is risen!” is a joyful reference to Christ’s resurrection. The Biblical account of the Crucifixion and Resurrection resonates down through the ages with many lessons. It is a beacon of hope to all humanity. … Read More

March 2018 — “God is Taking Care of All”

“When we wait patiently on God and seek Truth righteously, He directs our path.” Mary Baker Eddy – Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, pp. 254:10-12 Divine direction comes through many avenues. JSH-Online is a wonderful archive of inspiration and insight. It is a living legacy of dedicated workers and committed Christian Scientists. We are reminded of the … Read More

February 2018 — “And Love is reflected in love”

“The depth, breadth, height, might, majesty, and glory of infinite Love fill all space.” (Science and Health p 520:3 (only)) “And Love is reflected in love” (Ibid. p 17:7) It is all too easy to focus the majority of our attention on the duties, demands and problems of human living. But at any moment we can shift our thought to … Read More