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

January 2018 — “Getting off to a good start”

“To begin rightly is to end rightly.” Mary Baker Eddy January, with its shorter days and colder temperatures, tends to bring us indoors where we seek refuge in the warmth. For many of us, this time invites quiet reflection — perhaps a prayerful assessment of the year that just ended as we seek fresh, spiritual perspectives to guide us into … Read More

December 2017 — Blessed Christmas

“Blessed Christmas morn . . . . . . Fill us today With all Thou art — ” ** **Poems by Mary Baker Eddy, p 29 Christmas. The time each year when Christians around the world celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, the one whom the prophet Isaiah anticipated and called “Wonderful, Counsellor . . . the Prince of Peace.” … Read More

November 2017 — Links of Love

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 Our November eNews is an invitation to expand our capacity to be grateful. In the United States, Thanksgiving Day will be celebrated in a few weeks. According to a Harris Poll, it ranks … Read More

October 2017 — A Harvest of Love and Healing

If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you. Herein is my Father glorified, that ye bear much fruit; so shall ye be my disciples. – John 15:7, 8 One of the delights of early autumn is the sight of farm stands — or city … Read More