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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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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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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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You will rise! A SATURDAY THOUGHT AND WEEKEND WEBINAR NEWS

This quote is from Science and Health with Key to Scriptures, p. 261, and it is featured in a live webinar lecture I’m giving tomorrow – Sunday April 10  – at 1pm US West Coast time/9pm UK time. It is called “Seeking higher thoughts from a higher source” and if you are interested, click here to sign […]

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The place of pure light? – A SATURDAY THOUGHT

This quote is from “No and Yes”. You can read the full quotation that these excerpts are from by clicking here. If you want to see a word-free version of the photograph you can click here. And to learn more about the quote’s author and her ideas, my lecture “Mary Baker Eddy’s legacy: 150 years of practical […]

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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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Prayers and tears for humanity – A SATURDAY THOUGHT AND LECTURE NEWS

This is one of the quotes included in my new Christian Science lecture “Mary Baker Eddy’s legacy: 150 years of practical spirituality.” This one hour talk will be presented live in London on International Women’s Day this coming Tuesday, March 8, or you can watch it online simultaneously (7pm UK time, 2pm Eastern, 11am Pacific). […]

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