Tag Archives: Christian Science
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PODCAST: 20th century UK artists and ground breaking women politicians

I recently participated in a Mary Baker Eddy Library podcast. It focused on British students of Christian Science who were pioneering modern artists (Lucy Kent on Ben Nicholson, Barbara Hepworth and Winifred Nicholson) and glass-ceiling shattering women parliamentarians (Robin Harragin on Nancy Astor, Margaret Wintringham and Thelma Cazalet-Keir). For my part, I was offering some perspective on Christian Science in the UK. […]

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From belief to faith, from faith to understanding…

To coincide with OWN TV’s weeklong focus on the subject of “belief”, I humbly offer you a whole article of (spiritual) thoughts. That’s right, Oprah Winfrey’s inviting us all to discuss “belief” for the coming week, and here’s my response – posted on the Huffington Post as Oprah: “What do you believe?”.  I ask, “how much further can our spiritual quest […]

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What would spiritual scepticism look like?

What would spiritual scepticism look like? My latest blog on The News Hub is called “Do we need a healthier model of scientific scepticism?”  Here is an excerpt: As fellow scientist David Pruett observed in the Huffington Post: “The authors of the manifesto are all scientific mavericks whose viewpoints are not mainstream. It’s worth noting, however, that […]

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(Almost) everything you wanted to know about healing prayer, but were afraid to ask!

My latest blog, published by OnFaith, addresses questions people might have about prayer that heals. It’s called: 10 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Healing Prayer Here are the ten points the blog addresses: 1. God doesn’t “hear” our prayers, because we don’t need Him to. 2. Prayer frees us from the limitations of materialism. 3. The restoration of […]

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Should we passively accept our mortality?

“Toward’s twilight” by Tony Lobl When it comes to dying, doctors don’t always take their own medicine. A poignant example is that of a highly respected clinician who was diagnosed with cancer and yet chose not to avail himself of chemotherapy, radiation, or surgical treatment. Instead, he closed his practice and spent some quality time […]

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Is There A Spiritual Step More Mindful?

My latest blog on The News Hub is called: “Are we seeking an even deeper mindfulness?” Here is an excerpt: A review of studies that evaluated the merits of three kinds of mindfulness-based practices found “convincing evidence” of benefits for patients with certain physical and mental health problems.“These mindfulness practices show considerable promise and the available evidence indicates […]

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Valentine’s Greetings/”Fifty Shades” vs Happiness

First, a message from our sponsors! Secondly, news of my latest BuzzFeed blog, “Fifty Shades” vs Happiness. With the Valentine’s Eve launch of the movie version of “Fifty Shades of Grey” it seemed like a good time to ask: “What really makes us happy?” Here is an excerpt. So, to view or not to view Fifty Shades […]

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Are You Reading For Healing?

There is a flood of books being written about health – but here is my story about reading a book that actually brought me health.? My latest LinkedIn blog is called: Ten Pence For A Lifetime Of Healing. Here is an excerpt: At first it was just a book bought for a bargain 10p in Oxfam by a friend. He said it contained […]

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Weighing Up Our Options When It Comes To Cancer

To screen or not to screen? That is the question – and it’s a controversial one. Many medics feel screening can too often be a slippery slope to potentially damaging and invasive treatments for something that might never actually develop. That has proved to be the case for prostate cancer screening in men, according to researchers in Canada. They […]

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Can We Quieten The ‘Tick Tock’ Of Our Body Clock?

My latest article on Huffington Post UK takes a look at the race against time, and how spiritual thinking can challenge that. It is entitled “How Beholden Are We To Our Body Clock?”. Here is an excerpt: But does our physiology always have to be at the beck and call of time? What if we […]

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