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 […]
This quote got me thinking about the role of reversal in spiritual understanding. Mary Baker Eddy wrote that in the practice of Christian Science “…truth cannot be reversed, but the reverse of error is true” (Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures). Taken together, do these two quotes give us a whole new way to look at the shadows in our […]
From Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures.
This weekend England – and the world – celebrate Magna Carta’s 800th anniversary. And I am no exception to that rule…I am playing my part! 1. I have just posted a photo-essay about the commemorations that includes my take on the spiritual idea of freedom’s source. It is called: “Magna Carta 800 Years On – Do Deeper Freedoms […]
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 […]
This is a snapshot of the thinking of one particular healer, the discoverer of Christian Science. But it exemplifies the kind of consciousness that can heal instantaneously – far removed from blind faith, quite apart from judgment or human counselling…so unselfed and all-embracing. Quoted from We Knew Mary Baker Eddy, Expanded Edition, Volume I (p. 153). The quote within the quote […]
From the Christian Science Hymnal.
UPDATE: YOU CAN VIEW THE WEBINAR UNTIL JUNE 5: CLICK HERE TO SEE IT! Webinar invitation You are invited to join me for a free webinar on Tuesday, May 5, at 7:30pm (EST) to discuss Our Forgiveness Route To Freedom. For further information visit the Facebook event page or click on the event page of the sponsoring church, First Church […]
Ken Burns’ new documentary series, “Cancer, the Emperor of All Maladies”, highlights “the longest running war in human history”. But beyond the ongoing scientific quest for a cure are there other ways people have found freedom from such a devastating diagnosis? Could the seed of what a writer recently called “arguably our most feared disease” […]
My latest BuzzFeed blog addresses an “epidemic” of depression and suicidal thoughts among the millennial generation by sharing one young woman’s inspiring story of her spiritual journey to complete freedom from manic depression. Here is an excerpt. Looking back, I can see my family and friends did the best they knew how to help, but eventually I felt impelled to […]