Tag Archives: women’s spirituality

Christian Scientist lives to ripe old age of 107 after a life of ‘great service’ – Sheffield Telegraph story

Okay, that wasn’t quite the way the headline read in today’s Sheffield Telegraph. The article is actually entitled Ex-teacher dies at 107 after ‘great service’.  It is further along in this appreciative obituary that it says that former Sheffield teacher Maisie Linstead – from ‘a generation of women who were once banned from teaching’ but ‘got […]

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“Love inspires, illumines, designates and leads the way” – why, honey, how romantic!

Google Alerts is a helpful web tool if you want to track the way the broad public think about a particular subject of interest to you.  Like most internet-connected males, one of my Google Alerts is for me!  More importantly, as someone whose day job is to represent Christian Science in the media, one of […]

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Watch your spiritual diet. A rabbi’s perspective on prayer!

Rabbi Naomi Levy is the founder and spiritual leader of Nashuva – “A Soulful Community of Prayer in Action” in Los Angeles.  The insightful and inspiring excerpt below, quoted with permission from her book Talking to God, strikes me as a great example of the clarity of articulation and healing focus that is brought to the […]

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Is the recognition of God’s nature as Mother as well as Father gaining momentum?

As a man who is totally at peace about uniting with, and serving in, a religious movement founded by a woman, my initial reaction to the vote in favour of a woman’s right to be ordained as a Bishop in the Anglican church was a wholehearted “Yes!” And the best way to describe the sorrow […]

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Writing a good woman back into history…for her timeless ideas!

2010 is the 30th anniversary of the National Women’s History Project in the United States and the overarching theme for this year’s celebration is “Writing Women Back into History”.   As the National Women’s History Project website puts it “It often seems that the history of women is written in invisible ink. Even when recognized in […]

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