Tag Archives: Prayer for Healing

We’re bound to God! A SATURDAY THOUGHT

Sunlight reflecting in dome of Massachusetts State House. For full photo, click here. The words are from Hymn 349.

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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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Mary Baker Eddy’s discovery: 150 years young today!

I have just posted a new blog on Medium called: 7 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Mary Baker Eddy 150 years ago today (February 4, 1866), a New England woman recovered from an injury expected to be fatal. But she was no ordinary woman. Mary Baker Eddy was a spiritual thinker who for decades […]

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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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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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Spirituality rules the Britannia waves!

Did you know… – Less than a quarter of the people sitting next to you on the Tube or bus believe that science can explain everything – And even some of your neighbours who describe themselves as non-religious say they have experienced what they would call a miracle A British spirituality survey of over 2,000 […]

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For those suffering with Alzheimer’s any shafts of light in the struggle?

Caring for an Alzheimer’s sufferer may sometimes seem like being next to someone who is a world apart. Perhaps David Bowie unwittingly captured something of this sadness in “Life on Mars” with the lyric “she walks through her sunken dream”. When it is your grandmother, aunt, father or brother that seems to be lost to […]

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Spiritual concepts in healthcare and in healing

What are the five spiritual concepts Western medicine has to embrace? And can they improve health? How are health care systems in the UK and US embracing and addressing spiritual needs? Here are some answers to the question “Is it Time to Make Time for Spiritual Care?” from my most recent Huffington Post UK blog. […]

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Sudden illness quickly reversed by “scientific prayer treatment”

My colleague Shannon Horst in New Mexico recently shared the following experience of healing prayer in her blog Prayer that heals: a reason for blogging. For readers who follow this blog, you know that I generally post an original piece on Monday every week. Well, yesterday, I had every intention of doing just that. But, […]

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Bad backache? A friend recommends prayer

Californian colleague Eric Nelson has published a blog on the healing of a “whopping backache” on Blogcritics. It is called What Kind of Treatment Would You Recommend? It opens with a wonderful childhood memory: Even when I was a kid I wondered about that “one out of every five dentists” who didn’t “recommend sugarless gum for […]

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