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

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