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

February 2019 — A special kind of Love

Hello February! It is the month popularly known for Valentine’s Day, the day and season for love. While not a public holiday in any country, it is recognized as a significant cultural, religious, and commercial celebration of romance and romantic love in many regions around the world. But love is so much more than a cultural or commercial phenomenon. Mary … Read More

January 2019 — Let Us Shout For Joy

Remember Joshua and the Battle of Jericho? “. . . in the case of Joshua and his band they had all to shout together in order that the walls might fall . . .” Mary Baker Eddy, Miscellaneous Writings 279:24-25 Do we already shout for joy? A resounding yes is the answer! We shout together each morning when devoted students … Read More

December 2018 — Christmas: A Time for Singing and Soaring

“In Christian Science, Christmas stands for the real, the absolute and eternal, — for the things of Spirit, not of matter” (Miscellany 260:9-11). The excitement of the holiday season that begins with Thanksgiving and continues through New Year’s Day, stands in stark contrast to this thoughtful reminder of the deeper significance of Christmas. In another view of Christmas from the writings of … Read More

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