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The victory that makes champions of us all!

The English Premier League has just seen a David over Goliath victory as plucky little Leicester City have grabbed the title for the first time in its 132 year history. But ...

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Messages from a mural! FIVE SATURDAY THOUGHTS

The mural above is part of artist Alex Cook’s YOU ARE LOVED mural project. You can learn about it at  www.youarelovedmurals.com” Each mural has/is one of five messages… “Upwards of 50 ...

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Can we love even our deadliest enemies?

My latest blog has just been posted on Medium, and it looks to the example of Jesus on the cross to ask: Can Easter inspire us to love our deadliest enemies? ...

Spotlight ... the District Manager writes on depression

"Just another Thames twilight" by Tony Lobl

Gaining freedom from depression – an inspiring story

My latest BuzzFeed blog addresses an “epidemic” of depression and suicidal thoughts among the millennial generation ...
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Two consciousness journeys out of deep depression

I can't speak as an expert about either suicide or depression. ...
'Sunlight breaking through' by Tony Lobl

Depression and the spiritual dawning…

One of those friends...credits both 'beauty' and 'a growing sense of God's ...

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Today’s SATURDAY THOUGHT

Be still, and know that I am God.

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The hope that can’t be grounded! A SATURDAY THOUGHT

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PODCAST – Prayer that transforms us (2 mins)

  My latest Christian Science Daily Lift podcast is up and running. It is a (very brief!) excerpt from one of my lectures, “Prayer that transforms us”. Bottom line? Let’s challenge the “vacuous verbiage” that sometimes tries to pose as our prayers! Below are dates and locations I am lecturing over the next two months. To […]

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“So small a drop as I” – A SATURDAY POEM

Those familiar with the words in the title, quoted in Mary Baker Eddy’s writings, will be interested to read the whole poem, as recently Doug up by a colleague of mine. (Guess his name!) And for anyone unfamiliar with it, here’s an introduction to a sweet poem about self-worth. Influence By George W Cutter What if the […]

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Do we actually need the historic Jesus?

“Blossom cross” by Tony Lobl Recent press coverage has claimed the historic Jesus wasn’t, well, historic. Both academic research and skeptical interpretation of the Scriptures have concluded the Saviour never lived. And a natural outcome of a Jesus who never lived would be that he’s never coming back. It’s impossible to return if you’ve never been in the first […]

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Mothering love! A SATURDAY (AND SUNDAY) THOUGHT

This is taken from a phrase coined by church members grateful for the work of Mary Baker Eddy (The First Church of Christ, Scientist and Miscellany, p. 52:6-7). Many members even called Mrs Eddy “Mother” for a time. At her request that practice was discontinued, and she has since been known as the Discoverer and Founder of Christian Science […]

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The victory that makes champions of us all!

The English Premier League has just seen a David over Goliath victory as plucky little Leicester City have grabbed the title for the first time in its 132 year history. But in the background were more than just the usual team of trainers and medical staff, the club’s Thai owner flew over some spiritual support…prompting me […]

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Messages from a mural! FIVE SATURDAY THOUGHTS

The mural above is part of artist Alex Cook’s YOU ARE LOVED mural project. You can learn about it at  www.youarelovedmurals.com” Each mural has/is one of five messages… “Upwards of 50 passers-by lent their hands to paint this design.” 15 murals have been painted in as many US states, and in two other countries. A man […]

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24/7 illumination – A SATURDAY THOUGHT

This is from the New International Version of the Bible, and it further defines “the upright” as “those who are gracious and compassionate and righteous “.

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Truth’s tranquility – A SATURDAY THOUGHT

This week’s inclusion of a Japanese proverb is to celebrate the fact I am in Japan this weekend to give a public lecture on Christian Science. If you are in Tokyo, or have friends there who might want to hear my talk at 1pm this Sunday afternoon (April 17), please pass along the information below. (The […]

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