Our annual Independence Day BBQ Picnic was a rousing success. We honored our volunteers. We ate wonderful food, and we were entertained by the astonishing Andrew, a local magician. We wrapped things up by singing a selection of patriotic songs.
“…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
“…ye also may have fellowship with us: and truly our fellowship is with the Father, and with his Son Jesus Christ.” (I John 1:3) Just what is the High Ridge House Day Guest Program? Angel thoughts were the impetus for High Ridge House’s Day Guest Program. We experienced a growing awareness of a need in our Christian Science community to … Read More
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
“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
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
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
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