September 2020 — Virtual Annual Meeting

Beloved Brethren: — Space is no separator of hearts. Spiritually, I am with all who are with Truth, and whose hearts to-day are repeating their joy that God dwelleth in the congregation of the faithful, and loveth the gates of Zion. (Miscellaneous Writings 1883–1896, Mary Baker Eddy, p. 150:10) It is this sentiment taken from our Leader’s writings that we … Read More

August 2020 — Sowing and Reaping

Our Spiritual Harvests Some say August is the sweetest of all months, with its abundant harvest of sweet corn, juicy tomatoes, wild raspberries and so much more. But is not every harvest season a sweet moment? And what of our spiritual harvests? There are so many wonderful analogies found in the cycle of ploughing, sowing, watering, weeding, feeding and, at … Read More

July 2020 — A New View of Freedom

Grander View   “…The wide horizon’s grander view…: Christian Science Hymnal No. 218 Tomorrow, on July 4th, the United States commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. The Thirteen Original Colonies asserted their right to be “free and independent states.” It was a new view of self-government. A new view of freedom. Mary Baker Eddy inspires us with these … Read More

May 2020 — Fulfilling Our Duty

The perfect answer for a perfect storm that roars about us is found in the theme for this year’s Annual Meeting of The Mother Church, The First Church of Christ, Scientist: “Our duty to God, to our Leader and to mankind…” (Church Manual, Article VIII, Sect 6) Right now, every day, there are so many examples of this duty fulfilled … Read More

April 2020 — “…my God; in him will I trust.”

Over 3,000 years ago Psalm 91 was written. Hymns and Psalms are poems that are songs of praise to God. Psalm 91 is attributed to Moses and has for more than three millennia brought comfort and healing to men and women no matter what the circumstances may be. It seems an appropriate Psalm to share at the moment. This month’s … Read More

Divine Love Transforms

In a bipartisan vote of 374-37, the U.S. House of Representatives recently passed H.R. 1980, the Smithsonian Women’s History Museum Act, to create a museum on the National Mall dedicated to telling the full story of American women’s history. That Bill moved to the Senate this February. If such an institution comes to be, surely Mary Baker Eddy would find … Read More

February 2020 — We are sending you our love ♥

“God is known in loving-kindness…” Christian Science Hymnal No.76 Traditionally, valentines are anonymous. We are breaking with such a tradition. We want you to know that we are sending you our love. Our thank-you’s for your loving support seem modest in comparison to the deep gratitude and affection we feel in our hearts. We want you to know how much … Read More

January 2020 — A fresh start, a clean slate, a New Year!

  “…White as wool, ere they depart, Shepherd, wash them clean,”  Mary Baker Eddy, Poems 14:23-24   A fresh start, a clean slate, a New Year, a new decade.  Such ideas hold great promise for everyone.  Surely the world yearns for the ability and the occasion to start anew.  Who would not wish to find himself or herself figuratively washed “white as … Read More