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“So small a drop as I” – a precious 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 The late, great Gil Scott-Heron poetically pointed out that “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised”. It might be more accurate to say the revolution was not televised. Why the past tense? Because the revolution to end all revolutions arguably took place some 2000 years ago, when a carpenter’s son fomented a spiritual […]

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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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Love’s promise to us! An Easter thought.

From Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, p. 43. For the in depth discussion on the Easter story this quote comes from read page 42 (line 15) to page 52 (line 18) of Science and Health by clicking here and as you read please scroll down. (Do not click the tab that says “next” – it will […]

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Plugging the gender gap – the spiritual way?

Happy International Women’s Day, everyone! My new Medium blog is called “Is a lack of parity a particularly religious problem?”, and it is my contribution to the #PledgeForParity discussion that IWD2016 wants to promote about plugging the global gender gap.(See: http://www.internationalwomensday.com/Theme) And don’t forget my #IWD2016 online lecture on Mary Baker Eddy’s legacy at 7pm, UK time […]

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“Bridging the gap”: Christian Science on Muslim media

Christian Science featured on a TV channel aimed at “Millions of Muslims across the UK and Europe…especially young people born in the UK”. Here I am captured live in action on yesterday’s “Bridging the gap” – a weekly interfaith programme on a Blackburn-based, Sky broadcast channel called Ummah Channel. Among other things, the broadcasters aim to “act as a […]

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David Bowie – sincere seeker?

With the recent news of David Bowie’s passing I felt drawn to look a little deeper into his spiritual quest and found it as moving as his music through the decades. There’s more to the story than a blog can contain, and as with his art there were many transitions. So in my piece I’ve picked up on a couple of […]

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Bowie, my ‘O’ level and The Christian Science Monitor.

Thanks to David Bowie for just how much his music meant to so many of us for so long. One of my proudest moments as a teen was when I managed to sneak the lyrics of a song from his “Aladin Sane” album into my ‘O’ level English literature examination, using it to answer the poetry question. I passed! Later […]

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Could 2016 be a continual spiritual Christmas?

  I have posted a new blog on Facebook, although you don’t need to be a Facebook user to read it.  It is called “Could 2016 be a continual spiritual Christmas?” Here’s an excerpt: But suppose it was early February, mid-June, or late October and there was no Santa, no reindeers, no baby Jesus in a […]

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