C.S. Monitor

A year after Columbine

By looking to God for guidance on how to think and act, we can feel the assurance of everlasting life. Leaning on God is plugging in to the divine source of peace, which is universl and impartial. C.S. Monitor, April 2000
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Grace under pressure

Celebrating Professional Secretaries Day gives us an opportunity to express gratitude to those who reflect the grace of God. C.S. Monitor, April 1998
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Centenarians

Searching for the ideal lifestyle is something like looking for the illusive fountain of youth. Perhaps the key to long life is moral and spiritual rather than physical. C.S. Monitor, June 2000
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Cinco de Mayo

For me, Cinco de Mayo will always mean allowing nothing to steal our joy. C.S. Monitor, May 1998
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Bumblebees and business

Admid deadlines and demands, the calm thought or loving look graces a project and everyone in it. Like a refreshing breeze, the soft word encourages and rejuvenates the sagging spirit. C.S. Monitor, October 2000
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All good gifts around us

There’s no one season in which God gives gifts. Every week we can find blessings in our lives – actually daily, and moment by moment. C.S. Monitor, November 1999
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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