C.S. Monitor

The other Woods

The example of individuals like Granville Woods, a 19th century inventor, is encouraging. The willingness to devote thought to a worthy purpose leads to higher levels. C.S. Monitor, February 2001
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From loneliness to love

When no one is there to encourage, Love approves of you. God loves you with an overflowing love that never ceases. C.S. Monitor, February 2001
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A shoebox of valentines

When you appreciate what’s good about people, it gets spread around. That’s the best kind of valentine. C.S. Monitor, February 2001
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Rosh Hashana

What a beautiful tradition to celebrate a New Year by acknowledging God as the creator, the originator or all! C.S. Monitor, September 2000
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The last laugh

Humor may help put situations in a better perspective. It can help us to realize that God is greater than any problem. C.S. Monitor, September 2000
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The gratitude game

Take a few minutes and think of all the good things that have happened during the day and then be grateful for them. C.S. Monitor, August 2000
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Grandparenting

The qualities expressed by children and grandparents are so conplementary, like jelly and peanut butter. It’s possible to keep them separate, but they’re so much better together! C.S. Monitor, March 2000
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Reason for hope

Hope is rooted in a conviction of God’s presence, power, goodness, and government of the universe.
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Christmas: extraordinary, not ordinary

Millions acknowledge Jesus Christ as the fulfillment of prophecy. Yet billions know nothing of the Christ promise of eternal life and salvation from sin and sickness, or have rejected it. The healing, saving message of Christ needs to be repeated.
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Resurrection from Grief

[H]ealing grief has to be more than a momentary glimpse of eternal life. Spiritual resurrection would have its evidence in new views of happiness, companionship, and satisfying activities right here and now. I could accept resurrection for myself and
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A prayer for child migrants

Each individual lives in the spiritual kingdom created and governed by God. God’s kingdom is a spiritual state of consciousness, the consciousness of God and His harmony. In God’s warm embrace, each one has a loving and safe home.
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Perfect God, perfect deer

Animals truly are spiritual and perfect and have this perfect, complete, whole, spiritual identity of God – safe and protected in the love of God.
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Loving your neighbor

What is the motive for filing tax information accurately, besides a legal obligation? The motive for me is Jesus’ command to love my neighbor as myself.
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The lost element

The Christ is the healing message of Jesus Christ that was rediscovered by Mary Baker Eddy. The Christ is God’s infinite love, gracious goodness, almighty power that protects and saves.
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The fourth man

In 1914, Ernest Shackleton made an arduous journey in Antarctica, accompanied by the fourth man, the Christ.
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One new idea

What makes life exciting? One new idea or inspiration each day keeps life exciting, joyous and a divine adventure.
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God can set you free

Do you want to let go of the past? Are you ready to stop feeling that you were ever a victim? Ask God to be free and God will do it.
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Up, up and away

Think of a hot air balloon ride as a spiritual metaphor for lifting our thought to fresh views of God and God’s creation.
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Call 91:1

We can call 911, Psalms 91:1, anytime we need to feel God’s safety, or health and protection.
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The ten virgins

Let’s keep our lamps filled with the oil of loving kindness and cultivate character filled with patience that will take us gracefully through trying situations.
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Fountain of life

Let’s think of ourselves as part of this beautiful fountain of life, with God lifting you up to find your place and purpose.
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Stay in the Kingdom of God

God’s kingdom isn’t a future place but the conscioiusness of God right here and now. We enter God’s kingdom by being conscious of God’s goodness, power and grace embracing you, here.
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Teflon power

When we fill our thought with spiritual ideas from God, it acts like Teflon. Evil or negative thinking has nothing to stick to.
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Pot of thought

Elisha’s instruction to throw meal into the pot of stew that contained a poisonous herb made the stew edible. Put only the meal of Christ Truth in your pot of thought, keeping it healthy with Christly inspiration and understanding.
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Blessed not depressed

God’s grace is breathing hints of hope into the remotest corners of our frozen spirit. The Divine tenderly resuscitates right thinking, right action, right progress.
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Keeping the feeders full

An alive church is like a bird feeder. Visitors and newcomers feel welcomed when a church is full of love, spiritual understanding and evidence of healing.
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United in prayer

All of God’s ideas are gathered in divine Mind, permanently reflecting intelligence and immortal life. No one is isolated or left struggling alone to find God.
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Hidden Cove

The twists and turns of daily life can’t hide God’s love for you. God’s healing power is plain to see.
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Sowing seeds of Love

Wherever we are and whatever we’re doing we can sow the seeds of Love and reap the harvest of God’s goodness and blessing. We can sow seeds of Love through our prayers, our conversations, our moral actions.
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God bless my . . .

God bless my enemies, make them Thy friends. What a wonderful prayer for family, friends, co-workers, everyone.
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